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Ephrata Police are investigating a smash and grab type burglary that occurred overnight at a convenience store in the 100 block of E. Main St in Reinholds, West Cocalico Township. Thieves broke a large window and entered the store and stole an undetermined amount of cigarettes. Police are reviewing...

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Ephrata Police arrested David M. Groff M/38 of Ephrata for Public Intoxication following a complaint from a citizen in the 100 block of Park Avenue. Citizen around 4:40pm reported a male was in their yard again acting strange and then fled the area when confronted. Citizen reported the same male...
Ephrata Police responded to the intersection of North Reading Road (Pa 272) and Church Avenue on 08-27-18 at approximately 4:40pm for an assault that occurred which involved a male and female. Ephrata Police learned an argument occurred in a vehicle between the male and female while the female was...
On August 25, 2018 at approximately midnight, the Ephrata Police observed Nicholas P. Lafrance, 32, homeless, of Ephrata in the area of the Wawa, 602 S. Reading Rd. in Ephrata. Lafrance was found to have an outstanding Lancaster County Bench Warrant. He was arrested without incident and turned over...
On August 26, 2018 at approximately 1:15 am, the Ephrata Police Dept. stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in the area of Church Ave. and W. Pine St. in Ephrata Borough. A passenger in the vehicle was Patricia L. Benedict, 41, of Ephrata. She was found to have an active Lebanon County Bench...

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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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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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On 8/25/15 at 1600 hrs. Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Route 322 at Route 222. A tractor trailer, driven by James Hutton, age 43, of Maryland, was driving off the RT 222 South bound ramp and turning left to go East on RT 322. Witnesses reported a white Toyota, driven by Richard...
On 8/20/15, a business in the 400 block of Brossman Rd. in Ephrata Township reported that sometime overnight the prior night, somebody entered an unsecured building and removed cash from a money box located there. Total loss was reported to be less than $50.00.
Ephrata Police are trying to locate a parent of a 3 year old boy who was found walking his dog, "Jacks," in the area of Church Ave./Schoeneck Rd. and 272 in Ephrata this morning. The boy says he is 3 years old and his name is Douglas. He is a white male, with short blonde hair and brown eyes. He is...

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The Ephrata Police Department responded to over a dozen reports of vehicles entered late Thursday/Early Friday July 2&3, 2015. Items such as wallets, a fixed blade knife, GPS devices, and cash were stolen. A common theme in the thefts is that most, if not all, the vehicles were unlocked. The...
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...

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