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Ephrata Police arrested Christian E. Stoltzfus M/23 from North 9th St., Akron, PA. following a report of him walking around the Ephrata Fair midway shoving others patrons. Ephrata Police located Stoltzfus found him to be intoxicated, removed Stoltzfus from the fair and cited him for Disorderly...
Ephrata Police responded to an altercation at the Ephrata Fair Wednesday evening 09-26-18 around 7:45pm where it was reported a Marshall A. Knapik M/20 of Jeff Ave, Ephrata became involved in a verbal altercation with a female working at a fair stand. Knapik reportedly shoved the female to the...
Ephrata Police were called to the intersection of North State and Locust Streets around 5:35am on 09-28-18 for a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. Investigation revealed that a vehicle driven by Ngia Xiong M/65 of Ephrata was south on N. State Street and upon turning left onto Locust St...

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On 9/27/18 Ephrata Police are investigating an overnight burglary and theft at a farm on Stevens Rd. in Ephrata Township. During the overnight hours, unknown actors entered unlocked barns and workshop areas and stole numerous automotive type batteries from tractors and farm equipment, as well as...

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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...
An Ephrata man has been charged with delivering heroin to a patient at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital who died as a result of an overdose. Ephrata Police detectives charged Paul Rinear, 31, of Ephrata, with a felony count of drug delivery resulting in death. On March 10, 2017 Rinear covertly...
On Saturday 3/25/17 at 2040 hrs. a 29 year old male from Ephrata reported he was robbed in the area of the basketball court at 39 E. Queen St in Ephrata Borough. The victim reported a male threatened him with a handgun while attempting to take his electric powered scooter. Ephrata Police responded...

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Update to original 03/10/2017 post: https://lancaster.crimewatchpa.com/ephratapd/10338/cases/theft-school-pa... After posting and requesting assistance, the Ephrata Police Department received multiple tips regarding the thefts from parking lots. The tips led officers to Joseph-Jon Albert "JJ"...
Ephrata Police on Sunday 03-19-17 at approximately 1220hrs picked up Todd S. Racine M/22 on a felony Forgery warrant. Racine was found at his home in the 1300 block of West Main Street Ephrata where he was taken into custody without incident. Ephrata Police Det. Bartholomew had filed Felony Forgery...

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Ephrata Police Department on 10-29-15 from 2pm to 6pm conducted a speed compliance check in the 800 block of Glenwood Drive, Ephrata Township. Ephrata Police utilized a speed timing device to check vehicle speeds, issuing thirteen traffic citations to drivers due to excessive speeding. Several of...

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On 10/29/15 at 0821 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving a school crossing guard that was struck by a vehicle on E. Fulton St. at Akron Rd. A vehicle driven by Lois Dewees, age 79, struck the crossing guard while the guard was in the street assisting children with crossing...
On 10/29/15, at 0815 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Rt 322 at Rt 222 in Ephrata Township. A westbound vehicle, driven by John Michel IV, age 21, of Ephrata, was struck when it turned left in front of a east bound vehicle. No one was injured and one vehicle was towed from the...
On 10/29/15 at 0733hrs Ephrata Police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Rt 322 at Rt 222 in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by a 17 year of age male was westbound on Rt 322 and ran into the back of another vehicle stopped in traffic. No one was injured and one vehicle was towed from the...
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...

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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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