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On Tuesday, July 17, 2018 between 7:00am and 9:30am the Ephrata Police Department conducted speed enforcement in the first block of East Main St. in Reinholds. Police cited 14 drivers with speeding offences. Violations ranged from 40-47mph in the posted 25mph speed zone and violations occurred in...

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Ephrata Police investigated complaints of graffiti vandalism to 19 properties in a 9-block radius of downtown Ephrata Borough which occurred during the early morning hours of July 2, 2018. Most of the vandalism contained the word “SUNA”. This graffiti vandalism spree caused approximately $8,750 in...
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...
On 7/8/18 at 1911 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a hit and run type vehicle accident in the 600 block of E. Main St. in Ephrata Borough. Witnesses, and the 57 year old male driver of a Chevrolet Equinox reported he was stopped and waiting to make a left turn when he was struck from behind by...

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On Friday 2/10/11, Ephrata Police charged James Simmons, w/m/46, of Ephrata, with Possession With Intent To Deliver Marihuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Prohibited Offensive Weapons. Police were called to the Simmons residence in Ephrata Borough by Lancaster County...
Ephrata Police cited a Myerstown male for throwing eggs at two houses during the evening hours of Saturday 02-04-17 in Ephrata Township. Ephrata Police in the morning hours of 02-05-17 with the assistance of Lancaster City Police after a short investigation were able to determine that Lowell J...
A Lancaster man stole the same security system from Walmart twice in five days. On January 21, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to Walmart for a complaint of a vehicle illegally parked in a handicapped parking space. Upon arriving at Walmart police observed a male entering the car...

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Ephrata Police arrested an Ephrata man for assaulting a five year old child. Dylan M. Croft, 30, of Ephrata was charged with Aggravated Assault, Simple Assault, Terroristic Threats and Endangering the Welfare of Children. Police allege that Croft struck a five year old child several times on the...
On January 29, 2017 at 11:10 p.m. Ephrata Police responded to the first block of East Main Street, Adamstown Borough, for an assault. Jeremy B. Fullerton, 20, of Denver was arrested and charged with Simple Assault for striking and choking a resident. Fullerton was transported to Lancaster County...

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Ephrata Police responded at approximately 2:40pm on 12-12-15 to investigate a rollover crash that occurred on US 222 South bound in the area of Glenwood Drive bridge (Mile post 42). A Chevrolet Trail Blazer driven by Nureddin Gungor, 47, of Fairfax Drive, Cinnaminson, NJ was traveling south bound...

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Ephrata Police are investigating the report of two theft from vehicle incidents reported on 11-28-15. Victims live in the 400 block of East Main St as well as the First Block of West Main Street, Ephrata Borough. Victims reported their vehicles were rummaged through with items taken to include...

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Ephrata Police responded to a 3 vehicle crash in the 1000 block of S. State St. in Ephrata Borough on 11/25/15 around 1:40pm. A car driven by Morgan Paquin, 19, Ephrata, turned left in front of a car driven by Keith Losch, 26, of Ephrata. Losch's vehicle continued, after striking Paquin's vehicle...

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Police responded to a reported crash involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle in the 600 block of E Main St. in Ephrata Borough at approximately 7:53pm Saturday evening. It was reported that a motorcycle operated by Brett Stevenson, 36, of Ephrata, was stopped and waiting to turn left into a...

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The Ephrata Police Department is looking to identify the owner of a green Chevrolet 2500 diesel pick-up truck with a large 3-4" diameter crome exhaust tip with raised letters NRX. This vehicle was involved in a vehicle accident on 11/06/15 at approximately 7:35 PM in the 900 block of Glenwood Drive...

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The driver of a gold minivan (pictured) became pinned after she stepped out to retreive a dropped item at the Susuehanna Bank drivethrough at 1300 West Main Street, Ephrata. Joy Oberholtzer, 30, of Ephrata, was confined between the door of her van, the protective bollard, and the ground when the...
On June 18, 2015 at 1836 hours Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident with entrapment at the intersection of Route 322 and Hahnstown Road, Ephrata Township. A box truck driven by Jeremy Wenrich, 24, of East Earl collided with a sedan driven by a 17 year old Ephrata male in the intersection...
Ephrata Police arrested an Ephrata couple for using a stolen credit card belonging to an Ephrata resident at multiple local businesses on June 16, 2015. Police charged Joy K. Patterson, 30, and Matthew S. Patterson, 32, with multiple counts of Access Device Fraud, Theft by Deception and Criminal...
Ephrata Police arrested three suspects; a female and two brothers, following an all night manhunt stemming from a theft incident in the late evening hours of 5-28-15 at the Weis Markets in the 300 Block of North Reading Road, Ephrata. Ephrata Police were called to the Weis Markets around 10pm on 5-...

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On May 7, 2015, Ephrata Police received a report of a Facebook video depicting two (2) youths in the public parking lot behind the Whistlestop Plaza. The youths in question appeared significanlty intoxicated. Investigators worked to identify those involved and to establish a time frame in which the...

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