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Ephrata Police conducted a speed compliance and enforcement check on Pleasant View Road, from the 800 to 1100 blocks on Tuesday 08-07-18 from 6:30am-10:00am. The area is posted 35mph and encompasses both Ephrata Borough and Ephrata Township. Ephrata Police stopped eight motorist for various...

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On Monday, August 6, 2018 at 11:10 AM, Ephrata Police responded to a reported crash on Rt. 222 north approximately a half mile north of Rt.322 involving a vehicle which struck a dump truck and became attached to the back of it. It was reported that a Hyundai SUV driven by Jouny Youssef, 26, of...

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UPDATE: Hit and Run accident that occurred in the early morning hours of 08-04-18 and posted 08-05-18 to Crimewatch: Ephrata Police located the owner of the striking vehicle on 08-05-18 at approximately 0900hrs. The owner, Carlos Estrella after seeing the Ephrata Police crimewatch posting called...
Ephrata Police received a call from a citizen in the 1000 block of Henn Avenue, around 2:50pm on 08-04-18 for suspicious subjects in their back yard. Citizen reported a strange male and female sitting in their rear yard for extended period of time and upon leaving, left behind back packs. Police...

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Ephrata Police arrested Jeovanny Shultz, M/23, early Saturday morning 3-4-17 after they stopped him for lurking between buildings and a home in the 1300 block of West Main and S. Market Streets In Ephrata Borough. Ephrata Police were in the area of W. Main and S. Market Streets at approximately...
Ephrata Police on 02-26-17 charged Justin M. Caverly m/29 of Ephrata with violation of a Protection From Abuse Order (PFA). The charge is stemming from an incident during the morning hours of 2-26-17 in the 800 block of Greenville Rd, Denver (West Cocalico Twp). Ephrata Police received information...
Vernon L. King Jr. w/m/47, of Ephrata, has been cited for Public Drunkenness. On 2/11/17, Ephrata Police were called to a business in the 1300 block of W. Main St. in Ephrata Borough, for a report of a male holding a bottle of liquor while passed out in a vehicle. Police determined King was not a...
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...

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On 10/28/15, Ephrata Police responded to a accident involving three vehicles at the intersection of Old Mill Rd. and Oak Blvd in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Terry Yiengst, age 26, of Missouri, entered the intersection on a red traffic light and struck a vehicle driven by a 46 year old...
Ephrata Police responded for a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in the 1300 Block of West Main St, Ephrata Borough Monday afternoon 10-26-15 around 2:45pm. Investigation revealed that a 14 yr. old Ephrata male ran out into traffic, apparently not checking for oncoming vehicles before crossing and was...

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A vehicle operated by Lavon Brubaker Hoover, 20, of Womelsdorf PA, was traveling eastbound on Frys Rd. As it passed the intersection of Slate Rd. the driver lost control of the vehicle and it left the right side of the roadway, striking a utility pole and rolling several times. The driver was...
On Tuesday 10/20/15 at 1107AM, a vehicle driven by Nadezhda Kazimirova, age 22, of Sacramento CA, failed to stop for a red traffic signal and collided with two other vehicles. Kazimirova sustained a non life threatening injury and all three vehicles were towed from the scene.
16yr old Male from Stevens, Pa was cited for a turning violation following an accident at the intersection of US 322 (E. Main St) and US 222 Ramp Saturday afternoon around 1:40pm. Vehicle driven by Michael Reed of Ephrata, was traveling on US 322 when the 16yr old apparently didn't see Reed...

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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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