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Ephrata Police arrested Andrea N. Minzer F/29 of Silver Spring Rd., Lancaster, Pa, Tuesday evening 09-10-18 around 2030hrs following a report from Ephrata Wallmart security of shoplifting (retail theft). Wallmart security reported Minzer allegedly took about $118.00 worth of merchandise from the...

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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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Ephrata Police on 4-11-17 arrested Amy Lynn Althouse F/32, homeless, for False Identification to Law Enforcement, Drug possession and Drug paraphernalia. Ephrata Police in the early morning hours of 04-09-17 arrested Althouse for possession of drugs (Heroin) and drug paraphernalia following a...
Ephrata Police recently charged Michelle R. Mentzer, 46, of Ephrata with Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance and Endangering the Welfare of Children. On February 2, 2017 at 8:55 p.m. Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle driven by Mentzer for reckless driving. Two children, ages 3 and...
On Friday, March 24, 2017 at approximately 3:00 PM, the Ephrata Police Department took William James Burns, 29, of New Castle, PA into custody on an outstanding warrant through the Lawrence County Sheriff's Dept. Burn's was transported to Lancaster County Prison to await a transfer to Lawrence...
On Saturday, March, 25, 2017 at 9:35 AM, Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle driven by Jason H. Fulton, 40, of Ephrata. Mr. Fulton was arrested on suspicion of DUI and his BAC was determined to be 0.193%. Mr. Fulton was processed and released and charges were filed before MDJ Russell for DUI and a...

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On Sunday, March 26, 2017 at approximately 3:40 PM, Ephrata Police responded to the Turkey Hill Mini Market at 4 Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township for a report of a vehicle which had driven through a fence and over an embankment. Police arrived to find that a Ford f-250 driven by Daniel A. Eshleman...

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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...
On 11/6/15 at 2109 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a two vehicle accident on Rt. 322 at Hahnstown Rd. Ephrata Township. The investigation revealed Melissa Martin, age 18, of Reinholds, turned left in front of an approaching vehicle without yielding the right-of-way, causing a collision with a van...
On 11/6/15 at 1935 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 900 Block of Glenwood Dr in Ephrata Township. The investigation revealed a vehicle driven by Bradford Rose, age 29, of Ronks, was attempting to pass another vehicle, lost control, struck and sheared a utility pole and...

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On November 5, 2015 at 6:54 p.m. Ephrata Police Department responded to a pedestrian struck at the intersection of West Main Street and North Church Street, Ephrata Borough. A SUV, driven by Esther Grumbling,62, of Ephrata, struck Richard Richards, Jr., 50, of Ephrata, who was walking in a...
Ephrata Police are investigating a quick-change scam that occurred on Monday October 19, 2015 at 5:33 p.m at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township. A customer, who acted as if she could not speak English, made a purchase and then requested multiple different change transactions by...
The storm last Friday caused power outages throughout the Ephrata area. No power to residences and businesses can also mean no electrical power for traffic signals and street lighting. Many have asked the following question: What does a driver do when approaching a traffic light that is out of...
EPHRATA COUPLE CHARGED IN ‘HIGH-LEVEL’ DRUG OPERATION; INVESTIGATION CONTINUES INTO FATAL OVERDOSES FROM: Office of the District Attorney - Lancaster County A collaborative effort between Lancaster County and Berks County Drug Task Forces and Ephrata police resulted in arrests this week of a major...
On October 2, 2015 at 11:54 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to the 100 block of Church Ave., Ephrata Borough, for a stabbing. A physical altercation occurred in the backyard of a residence between two men both of whom believed that the other was interfering with their relationship with a female. The...

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