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Ephrata Police recently charged Jeremiah E. Doster, 40, of Ephrata, with crimes related to child pornography. The Ephrata Police Department, along with members from the Lancaster County Computer Forensics Unit, executed a search warrant at Doster’s residence in the 1100 block of Steinmetz Road,...
On August 8, 2018, at 3:15pm, Ephrata Police responded to 233 Boomerang Dr. in Ephrata Borough to attempt to serve a Lancaster County bench warrant on David M. Groff, DOB 12/28/1979. Groff was located at the residence and taken into custody for the probation violation warrant. He was turned over to...
On August 6, 2018, at 11:11am, Ephrata Police responded to a crash on Rt. 222 N at mile marker 41 for a crash involving an SUV and a dump truck. The driver of the dump truck(a commercial vehicle) was requested to submit to a blood test for alcohol and controlled substances pursuant to the PA...

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On August 29, 2018 the Ephrata Police Dept. received a complaint regarding a theft of a surveillance camera off of a porch. Investigation revealed that Mary A Shober, 68, of Emerald Ave. Ephrata, removed a wireless surveillance camera from the porch of another residence on the same street. The...

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On September 7, 2018 at 12:15pm Ephrata Police responded to Walmart, 890 E Main St. Ephrata, for a shoplifter in custody. It was reported that Chase E. Gilbert, 28, of Ephrata, took three items of clothing and a computer with an approximate total value of $700. Gilbert was arraigned before MDJ...

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Ephrata Police have filed charges against Thomas Horning, age 24, of Ephrata, stemming from a hit and run accident on 4/20/17 in Ephrata Borough. Horning alleged he was texting when he ran into a parked vehicle. He then fled at a high rate of speed, running a stop sign, a red light, caused his...
On 4/29/17 at 0845 hrs., Ephrata Police were called for a shirtless male dancing around erratically in a business parking lot in the 400 block of N. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough. Police located the male acting strangely and determined he was under the influence of controlled substances. The male...
On April 25, 2017 Ephrata Police filed charges against Joseph J. Braun, 65, of Lancaster for his involvement in a vehicle accident in November of 2016. On Friday, November 18, 2016 at 4:15pm, Ephrata Police investigated a crash involving two vehicles in the first block of East Mohler Church Road,...
Steven M. Keen, age 32, of Ephrata, has been charged with DUI following an incident on Saturday 4/22/17 at 0220 hrs. Ephrata Police observed a vehicle driving on two flat tires in the 100 block of N State St in Ephrata Borough. The vehicle was stopped in the 300 block where police found Keen...

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On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 the Ephrata Police received information regarding retail theft at Walmart. A citizen reported seeing as male suspect push "a cart full" of items out of the store without paying for them. The caller provided a vehicle description and license plate number. Through...

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On 1/3/15 at 3:30 PM, Ephrata Police investigated a reported drug violation in progress in the 100 Block of W. Fulton St. in Ephrata Borough. Police found five people sitting at a picnic table openly preparing to use marihuana. A 15 year old female from Ephrata was in the process of rolling a large...
On 1/1/16 at 1828hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a two vehicle accident at Main St. at Bethany Rd. in Ephrata Borough. A van driven by My Thay, age 25, of Lititz, was west bound on E. Main St. and turned left in front of an east bound vehicle. No one was injured and both vehicles were towed from...

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UPDATED 1/1/16, 10:45AM- The Ephrata Police Department, assisted by the Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal, investigated an apartment building fire that occurred in the 600 block of East Main Street, Ephrata Borough. On December 31, 2015 at 11:40 p.m. the Ephrata Pioneer Fire Company, the...
Ephrata Police on 12-18-15, following a brief investigation, filed charges of Disorderly Conduct against three male juveniles from the Ephrata area. Ephrata Police received a call on 12-13-15 around 3pm from an Ephrata citizen who reported his vehicle was struck by an egg as he was driving in the...

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On 12/18/15 at 1055 hrs. Ephrata Police responded to an incident where a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at the Render’s Market, 423 N Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough. A 58 year old female from Ephrata was in the crosswalk when she was struck by a vehicle driven by Michael Mozeliak, age 54, of...

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On December 26, 2015 at 2239 hours Ephrata Police responded to a restaurant / bar in the 1300 block of West Main Street, Ephrata Borough for a fight. A verbal dispute over an NFL game escalated into a physical fight inside of the bar. Disorderly Conduct citations will be filed against Mark J...
Ephrata Police are investigating a retail theft that occurred at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township on the evening of 12/18/15. Walmart asset protection advised police that a white male, approximately 6 foot tall, in his late twenties or early thirties failed to pay for over $1,000...
The Ephrata Police Department is attempting to identify the two male retail theft suspects pictured. In early October the pair walked out of Walmart without paying for over $500 worth of electronics. If you know these suspects, please contact Officer Mathews at 717-738-9200 X254.
Ephrata Police are attempting to identify a suspect who failed to pay for items at Walmart on the evening of November 13, 2015. The suspect is described as a white male in his thirties or forties who possibly has a tattoo or other mark on the left side of his neck. If you recognize this person,...
The Ephrata Police Department is investigating a report of a discharge of a firearm in the 200 block of Church Ave, Ephrata Borough on November 9, 2015 at 12:23 p.m. Any witnesses are asked to contact Ephrata Police Department at 717-733-8611. No one was injured during this event.

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