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On Wed. October 24, 2018 at approximately 5:20pm, Ephrata Police responded to Walmart at 890 E Main St. in Ephrata Township for a report of a retail theft which just occurred. Upon arriving, police observed Jackie Giordano, 38, of Glenolden, fleeing through the parking lot. She was arrested and...

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The Ephrata Police Department is investigation two theft of motorcycles reported on October 24, 2018 and October 25, 2018. The thefts occurred within a two-block radius in Ephrata Borough. The stolen motorcycles are a silver 2003 Honda Interceptor, bearing PA registration 0086G, and a red 2001...
Ephrata Police are investigating two smash and grab thefts from vehicles at local fitness centers. During the morning hours of October 24, 2018, two gym-goers had their purses stolen from the interior of their locked vehicles while parked at fitness centers along Route 272 in Ephrata. Both purses...
Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Daulton Lee Blessing, 23, last known address of Denver, PA. Blessing is charged with Retail Theft, Prohibited Offensive Weapons and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Police allege that on September 12, 2018, Blessing failed to pay for $168 worth of...
Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Ivan Allen, 30, last known address of Clifton Heights, PA. Allen is charged with Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse with a Child, Unlawful Contact with a Minor and Corruption of Minors. Police allege that in June of 2016, Allen had sexual contact...

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On 05-17-17 at approximately 1:45pm assisted the Lancaster County Drug Task Force with taking John D. Mentzer into custody in the 100 Block of East Main Street, Adamstown, PA. Mentzer was wanted on an outstanding Lancaster County Sheriff's warrant. Mentzer was turned over to the Lancaster County...
Tonya Moberly, age 33, of Adamstown, was taken into custody on a Lancaster County bench warrant in the 100 block of E. Main St. in Adamstown Borough on 5/16/17 at 2130 hrs. Ephrata Police turned Moberly over to Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department for transport to Lancaster County Prison.
Ephrata Police arrested William C. Kump, 29, of 63 Reagan Dr. Ephrata Township at his home at around 9:00am on Tuesday, May 16th. Kump was arrested on two counts of felony retail theft following investigations into two separate thefts from the Walmart store in Ephrata. The first occurred at...
On 5/15/17 at 2208 hrs, out of concern for her welfare, several passersby reported a female lying on a sidewalk in the 1000 Block of Pointview Ave. in Ephrata Borough. Ephrata Police responded and located Keysha McNally, age 21, of Akron, manifestly under the influence of alcohol. McNally will...
Jacqueline Aument, age 24, of Ephrata, has been charged with Driving Under The Influence of a Controlled Substance and Driving While Privileges Suspended. Aument was stopped by Ephrata Police on April 10th, after police observed her driving poorly in the 1500 block of W. Main St. in Ephrata Borough...

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The Ephrata Police Department was notified by the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office that fire victim, James T. Ramsay, died on January 7, 2016 at 2:35 p.m. The cause of death was smoke inhalation. The cause of the fire, which occurred on 12/31/15, was listed as accidental – careless smoking.
On 1/2/16, Ephrata Police responded to a residence in the 100 Block of W. Main St. in Adamstown Borough, for a report of domestic violence. The family reported a 17 year old male struck another male family member in the face and head several times causing injury. The 17 year old male has been...

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Ephrata Police responded to a crash involving white BMW sedan which left the roadway and struck a tree, partially rolling before landing back on the roadway. The male driver, Santos Diaz-Colon, 30 of Ephrata, was the only person in the vehicle and was taken to Reading Hospital with a laceration and...

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Ephrata Police investigated a two car crash Monday evening around 6pm on 01-04-16 involving a motorcycle and vehicle that resulted in injuries to the cyclist and passenger in the vehicle. The accident occurred at the intersection of South Reading(PA Rt. 272) and Steinmetz Roads with the motorcycle...

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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...

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On Saturday April 2, 2015 at 5:19 p.m. Ephrata Police responded to Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township, for a retail theft. Store asset protection employees detained two people for failing to pay for $110 worth of merchandise. Police arrest Carol L. Wilson, 49, of Lancaster and Ramon M...
On Saturday April 2, 2015 at 8:55 p.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to the Major Richard D. Winters Memorial Trail near East Queen Street, Ephrata Borough, for a fight in progress involving multiple teens. One 911 caller mentioned the possible presence of a handgun. As a result of the...
The Ephrata Police Department assisted with the investigation of a fire that damaged homes in the first block of South Maple Street, Ephrata Borough, on the evening of March 24, 2016. The Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal determined the cause of the fire to be accidental: discarded cigarettes...
The Ephrata Police Department has identified three juveniles as the vandals responsible for this weekend’s spray paint graffiti on the Major Richard D. Winters Memorial Trail. These vandals spray painted graffiti on property on the trail and on adjacent buildings. Upon determining the cleanup costs...
The Ephrata Police Department is investigating spray paint graffiti vandalism to property on and around the Major Richard D. Winters Memorial Trail during the overnight hours on March 18 into March 19, 2016. Black spray paint was used to graffiti property on the trail and adjacent buildings...

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