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On 10/31/17 at 0400 hrs. Ephrata Police were called to a residence in the first block of Strickler Rd. in West Cocalico Township for a heroin overdose. It was discovered several subjects had fled into the surrounding wooded area before police arrived. Police located the subjects and two were taken...
THEFT OF MERCHANDISE Ephrata Police are investigating a theft of items from Wawa Store at 602 S. Reading Road in Ephrata. Police were called around 4:40pm for a report from Wawa employees of a theft that just occurred involving the three pictured actors; one female and two males all between the...

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The Ephrata Police Department is attempting to locate Tyler Joseph Mieczkowski, 16, of Ephrata. He was last seen at 11:30 pm on Tuesday October 24, 2017 in his home. He left through a window and was discovered missing at 12:54 am. He was last seen wearing jeans and a hoodie, and he may be in...

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Ephrata Police arrested Robert L. Curtis M/50 on an outstanding failure to appear warrant stemming from a drug possession charge he received in May of 2017. Curtis was arrested after he was found by police living in a wooded area along the creek in the 300 Block of Church Avenue, Ephrata. Curtis...
On 10-23-17 at approximately 0215hrs Ephrata Police responded for a burglary in progress in the 100 Block of Hahnstown Road, Ephrata Township. Homeowner reported a vehicle was on their property and a male broke into and entered their barn/shed building where they keep money and produce which is...

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Ephrata police were called to a domestic dispute in the first block of Park Ave. in Ephrata Borough at 2:17 AM on Sat. July 1st. Police arrested Jose Antonio Vega-Garcia, 30, of Reading, and charged him with one count of Simple Assault(misdemeanor 2.) He was arraigned before MDJ Chudzik and bail...
Ephrata Police recently charged Kevin A. Brzostek, 21, of Reading with Institutional Vandalism and Criminal Trespass. On the evening of May 10, 2017, Brzostek entered Ephrata Area School District property in the 100 block of South Market Street, Ephrata Township and damaged property, including heat...
Ephrata Police recently charged Jeremy P. Brown, 38, of Lancaster with Furnishing Liquor to Minors. Charges were the result of a police investigation to determine the supplier of alcohol at an underage drinking party in the 100 block of East Walnut Street, Ephrata Borough, on January 13, 2017...
Ephrata Police were called to the area of 11 West Main Street, Reinholds, in West Cocalico Twp Sunday evening around 8pm for a hit and run accident that just occurred. Witness and the vehicle owner reported a black Dodge Neon struck a parked vehicle at 11 W. Main St which was owned by Jamie...

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On June 19, 2017 at 1705 hours Ephrata Police responded to Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township for a retail theft. Police charged Royce J. Sweed, 21, of Denver with Retail Theft for failing to pay for and under-ringing $234.07 worth of merchandise.

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On 7/11/17, Ephrata Police conducted a speed enforcement detail in the first block of Akron Road in Ephrata Borough. The speed compliance check was in response to complaints from area residents. Officers monitored the speed of all north and south bound vehicles from approximately 2PM to 6PM. Six...

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On 7/10/17 at 2154 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to vehicle accident involving a car and a bicyclist at E. Main St. at Lake St. in Ephrata Borough. An Ephrata man stopped his vehicle on Lake St. at a red light, and then started to make a right turn onto E. Main St. A west bound bicyclist made a...

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On 7/1/17 at 1405 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving three vehicles in the 800 Block of West Main St. in Ephrata Borough. A westbound vehicle, driven by Julia Griffith, age 91, of Akron, drove into the back of a vehicle stopped in traffic, causing that vehicle to strike...

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On 7/1/17 at 1050hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving three vehicles in the 100 Block of West Main St. in Ephrata Borough. An eastbound vehicle, driven by Loretta Sauder, age 44, of Ephrata, drove into the back of a vehicle stopped in traffic, causing that vehicle to strike...

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On 6/26/17 at 0643 hrs. Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Schoeneck Rd. at Stevens Rd. in Ephrata Township. A west bound vehicle driven by Wilson Galvan-Hernandez, age 21 of Lancaster, failed to stop and yield the right of way and struck a motorcycle in the intersection. The...

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Ephrata Police responded Sunday evening 8-20-17 to a report of a sofa on fire in the middle of the intersection at Mount Airy and Sandy Hill Roads, in West Cocalico Twp 2145hrs. Ephrata Police and Schoeneck Fire Company responded to the call around 2145hrs where Schoeneck Fire Co was able to...

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Walmart asset protection reported to the Ephrata Police that on July 6, 2017 at 10:15 p.m., a blond person entered Walmart, at 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township, retrieved a bolt cutter from the hardware department and cut a padlock off of a gate in the garden center. The blond subject and a...
Ephrata Police responded to a residence in the 300 Block of South State Street, Ephrata for the report of person(s) possibly inside a residence taking things while owners were away on vacation. Ephrata Police checked the house and found a female inside the house who then attempted to flee out the...

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On June 15, 2017 at 0745 hours East Cocalico Township Police investigated a vehicle accident in the 400 block of East Church Street. The driver of the vehicle, Trevor McNeil, 26, of Ephrata, fled the scene on foot into Ephrata Township. Prior to the crash, warrants existed for the arrest of McNeil...
Ephrata Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with identifying the male in these photos. He was a passenger in the white VW and was involved in several thefts/vehicle break-ins. He has a tattoo on his left forearm and another on his right shoulder. If you have any information that...

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