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Ephrata Police are investigating two smash and grab thefts from vehicles at local fitness centers. During the morning hours of October 24, 2018, two gym-goers had their purses stolen from the interior of their locked vehicles while parked at fitness centers along Route 272 in Ephrata. Both purses...
Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Daulton Lee Blessing, 23, last known address of Denver, PA. Blessing is charged with Retail Theft, Prohibited Offensive Weapons and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Police allege that on September 12, 2018, Blessing failed to pay for $168 worth of...
Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Ivan Allen, 30, last known address of Clifton Heights, PA. Allen is charged with Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse with a Child, Unlawful Contact with a Minor and Corruption of Minors. Police allege that in June of 2016, Allen had sexual contact...
Ephrata Police have completed the investigation of fatal vehicle accident that occurred on August 21, 2018 on Route 222 southbound in the area of the Mohler Church Road overpass in Ephrata Township. At 8:41 p.m. Ephrata Police received calls that a male, who was not wearing a shirt, was walking in...
Sarah E. Thompson 29/F with last known address of Jeff Ave, Ephrata was arrested around 1030pm 10-09-18 in regards to an outstanding Lancaster Sheriff warrant and upon arrest she was found to be in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. Ephrata Police located Thompson in a white vehicle that...

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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...
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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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...
A 2003 Hyundai sedan driven by Eugene Panov, 22 of Tom Ave. Ephrata, struck a tree after Panov reportedly dosed off while driving westbound on East Main St.(Rt 322) in Ephrata Township. The crash caused the road to be shut down in both directions for approximately 30 minutes. Also assisting with...

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Ephrata Police responded to a crash involving two vehicles, one of which rolled over, at the intersections of Hahnstown Rd. and Glenwood Dr. in Ephrata Twp. A minivan, driven by Jeanette Rodriguez, 28, of Lancaster, proceeded into the intersection striking a Chevy pickup truck driven by Nolan Shirk...

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On Friday 7/17/15, at 2330 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a fatal vehicle accident in the 900 Block Of Glenwood Dr. Ephrata Township. A motorcycle driven by Richard Kittler, age 33, of Ephrata, traveled into the middle of the oncoming lane and struck a pickup truck driven by John Slider, age 60,...

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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...
Around 11pm on Wed., Sept. 30, 2015, the pictured suspect entered the Turkey Hill store at 3585 Rothsville Rd. in Ephrata and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect did display a handgun and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. Anyone with information is asked to call the Ephrata Police...

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At 11:28 a.m. on Wednesday September 30, 2015, the Susquehanna Bank (a branch of BB&T) Lincoln location was robbed by a white male wearing a black hoodie, sunglasses, and gloves. The thief made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. He is described as having pale skin. If anyone recognizes...

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