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On Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at approximately 8:40pm, the Ephrata Police Dept. received multiple reports of a male subject walking in the travel lanes of Rt. 222 southbound in the area of the Mohler Church Rd. overpass. While responding to the area, police received a report of a person struck by a...

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On Thursday, August 16, 2018 at approximately 8:10 hours Ephrata Police responded for a report of a domestic assault to the first block of S. Maple St. in Ephrata Borough. A woman reported that Bryson Puryear, 23, of Ephrata assaulted her, causing injuries. Another woman at the location also was...
On August 12, 2018 at approximately 1:25pm, Ephrata Police responded to the Wawa at 602 S. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough based on information received that a stolen vehicle was at that location. Upon arriving, police located the vehicle in the parking lot and encountered Kristina May Parks, 35,...
On August 16, 2018 at approximately 1:30pm, Ephrata Police responded to the first block of E Main St. in Adamstown Borough for a report of suspicious activity in progress. Police arrived and located a male subject in the area, later identified as Michael Patrick Dostick, 35, Homeless. Dostick...
On August 15, 2018 at approximately 3:35pm, an Ephrata PD officer on bike patrol in Ephrata Borough observed David Michael Groff, 38, of Ephrata, walking in the downtown area. The officer recognized Groff and believed him to have outstanding warrants. It was confirmed that Groff had a Lancaster...

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On Friday, February 17, 2017 at approximately 3:00 AM, the Ephrata Police investigated an incident were two people reportedly discharged firearms in close proximity to houses, one of them shooting the hood and engine compartment of a parked vehicle in the 100 block of Ridge Ave. Police have charged...
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...

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Ephrata Police responded at approximately 1154pm, Friday night 10-02-15 to the 100 Block of Church Avenue, Ephrata Borough for a disturbance and trespassing incident possibly involving a stabbing. Ephrata Police were called to a residence in the 100 Block of Church Avenue for a disturbance and...

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Ephrata Police arrested a 14 yr old Ephrata male for burglary around 12 noon on 09-29-15 after he was found inside a house in the 700 Block of Primrose Lane, Ephrata Township. Ephrata Police received a call around 12 noon from a concerned neighbor who reported they observed a male wearing a hoodie...

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Robert Rollman 86 of the 100 block of Bomberger Road, Akron, Pa was cited for Careless Driving following a four vehicle crash which occurred at Rothsville and Middle Creek Roads around 11am on 09-28-15. Rollman apparently failed to see vehicles stopped in line for a red traffic signal at the...

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On Saturday 9/26/15 at 1438 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a one vehicle accident at the CVS at 440 N Reading Rd. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Kathleen Johnson, age 57, of Ephrata, drove into the side of the building when she pressed the accelerator instead of the brake. No one was...

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On Saturday 9/26/15 at 1425hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident at Washiington Ave. and E. Chestnut St in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Rose Horning, age 57, of Ephrata, failed to stop at a posted stop sign and struck another vehicle in the intersection. No one was injured and...

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The Ephrata Police Department recently concluded a burglary investigation with the arrest of Andrew Wenger (18) of Leola, Jeremy Huber (18) of East Earl, and Bronson Martin (18) of Ephrata. Andrew Wenger and Jeremy Huber are accused of burglarizing an Ephrata Township butcher shop on three separate...
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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