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On the morning of October 3, 2018, Ephrata National Bank notified Ephrata Police detectives that ENB’s automated teller machines had been compromised over the past two weeks in a scam using multiple counterfeit credit cards. Ephrata National Bank estimated the loss at $40,000. Ephrata National Bank...
Ephrata Police arrested Ashley Knight F/26 from Hahnstown Rd Ephrata on an outstanding warrant through the Lancaster County Sheriff's Department. Knight was arrested at her house on Hahnstown Road without incident and turned over to the Lancaster County Sheriff Dept.
Ephrata Police were called to the first block of East Pine Street around 8:30am 10-04-18 for a three car vehicle accident. Police located a Honda van driven by Frederick Ecenrode M/87 of Stevens, PA was traveling west in the first block of East Pine Street when he struck the rear of a parked truck...

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Ephrata Police have completed their investigation into an early morning crash involving a van transporting young children for Ephrata School District and an SUV. The crash occurred on Tuesday 09-25-18 at approximately 9am at the intersection of West Fulton and Arch Streets Police learned at the...

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Ephrata Police charged Varrah Marie Armstrong, 25, of New Holland, with Retail Theft and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia after the she failed to pay for merchandise at Goodwill, 1166 South State Street, Ephrata Township, on September 19, 2018. When Armstrong was arrested, police found drug...

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Ephrata Police arrested David M. Groff M/38 of Ephrata for Public Intoxication following a complaint from a citizen in the 100 block of Park Avenue. Citizen around 4:40pm reported a male was in their yard again acting strange and then fled the area when confronted. Citizen reported the same male...
Ephrata Police responded to the intersection of North Reading Road (Pa 272) and Church Avenue on 08-27-18 at approximately 4:40pm for an assault that occurred which involved a male and female. Ephrata Police learned an argument occurred in a vehicle between the male and female while the female was...
On August 25, 2018 at approximately midnight, the Ephrata Police observed Nicholas P. Lafrance, 32, homeless, of Ephrata in the area of the Wawa, 602 S. Reading Rd. in Ephrata. Lafrance was found to have an outstanding Lancaster County Bench Warrant. He was arrested without incident and turned over...
On August 26, 2018 at approximately 1:15 am, the Ephrata Police Dept. stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in the area of Church Ave. and W. Pine St. in Ephrata Borough. A passenger in the vehicle was Patricia L. Benedict, 41, of Ephrata. She was found to have an active Lebanon County Bench...
On August 20, 2018 at approximately 9:35 pm, the Ephrata Police received a tip that Patric Charlesen was at 200 block of W Main St. in Ephrata Borough and had a warrant. Police confirmed that Charlesen had an outstanding Lancaster County Bench Warrant and responded to the location, where Charlesen...

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Ephrata Police responded around 1130pm on 05-26-18 for a three vehicle accident in the 800 Block of East Main St, (US 322) involving two vehicles and a motorcycle with two riders. Ephrata Police discovered that a vehicle driving west bound by Alyssa C. Raftovich F/27 of Ephrata, collided with a...

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On 5/24/18 at 2311hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 1700 Block of Lincoln Gardens Rd. in Ephrata Township. The investigation revealed a Ford Mustang driven by Paul Lukridge, 43, of Ephrata, drove off the right side of the road way and struck a utility pole. Lukridge was not...

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On 5/6/18 at 1424hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident on Wenger Drive in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Kate Raski, age 36, of Ephrata, swerved into the oncoming lane and struck an approaching vehicle on the side, pushing it over the curb. Raski’s vehicle came to rest...

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On 4/25/18 at 1715hrs, Ephrata Police were called to investigate a complaint of an open burning ordinance violation in the 100 block of East Main St. in Adamstown Borough. Police attempted to identify the violator who falsely identified himself several times. Police continued the investigation on...
Ephrata Police investigated a hit and run accident which occurred on South State St at Main St Friday 4-13-18 around 5:40pm. Ephrata Police learned from the driver of a gray Ford, Karen Sweigart that she was in traffic on S. State Street when she was struck in the rear bumper by a dark blue Jeep...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a Hit and Run Accident which occurred in the first block of Misty Lane, Ephrata Township. The crash occurred around 1230am Saturday morning 8-4-18. The vehicle struck a parked trailer carring a boat causing damage to the trailer and boat. The Hit and Run vehicle...

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The Ephrata Police Department is investigating a fatal vehicle crash involving a car and a motorcycle which occurred at approximately 11:45 p.m. on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at the intersection of West Main Street and Oak Street, Ephrata Borough. A motorcycle traveling eastbound on West Main Street...
On Monday 7/16/18 into Tuesday 7/17/18, the Ephrata Police Department arrested three individuals in the Ephrata Area that were wanted by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department on outstanding Probation / Parole Violations. On Monday, 7/16/18, at approx. 830pm, the Ephrata Police received a call...
The Ephrata Police Department has concluded the investigation into a shooting reported on July 4, 2018 at 8:34 p.m. Police have determined that the original report of a shooting in the area of the basketball court along the Major Dick Winters Memorial Trail was false, as originally suspected. The...
On Tuesday July 3, 2018 at 7:08 p.m., Ephrata Police received a call from Sheetz, 891 East Main Street, Ephrata Township, informing police that a group of five people entered the store, two of whom stole frozen dessert treats. Police located the group in the parking lot near a light-colored sedan...

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