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After posting the reported theft of an 8’ illuminated inflatable Christmas decoration on social media, Ephrata Police received several tips the item was listed for sale online. The investigation revealed Howard Good, age 50, of Ephrata, had stolen the large decoration to sell for cash. He enlisted...
On December 1, 2018 at 10:50am, Ephrata Police responded to 55 E. Main St. in Adamstown Borough for a report that a wanted subject was at that location. Police arrived and located Chelsea R. Beiler, 21, of that address, in the location. She was arrested on two outstanding warrants and turned over...
Ephrata Police are investigating the theft of an 8 ft. inflatable illuminated white bear from the porch of a residence in the 200 Block of North State St, Ephrata Borough. Victim reported the theft occurred sometime in the early morning hours of 11-30-18. The inflatable bear is valued at...

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Ephrata Police have completed the investigation of fatal vehicle accident that occurred on August 2, 2018 at 11:45 p.m., at the intersection of West Main Street and Oak Street, Ephrata Borough. A motorcycle, traveling eastbound on West Main Street approaching Oak Street, struck the rear of a sedan...
Ephrata Police responded to an over turned vehicle accident in the 900 Block of West Main St (US 322) around 8:45am 11-29-18. Ephrata Police investigation revealed a Pontiac sedan driven by Tara Frattaroli F/34 of Annville, PA was traveling east in the 900 Block of West Main St when it drifted to...

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Ephrata Police have filed charges against Thomas Horning, age 24, of Ephrata, stemming from a hit and run accident on 4/20/17 in Ephrata Borough. Horning alleged he was texting when he ran into a parked vehicle. He then fled at a high rate of speed, running a stop sign, a red light, caused his...
On 4/29/17 at 0845 hrs., Ephrata Police were called for a shirtless male dancing around erratically in a business parking lot in the 400 block of N. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough. Police located the male acting strangely and determined he was under the influence of controlled substances. The male...
On April 25, 2017 Ephrata Police filed charges against Joseph J. Braun, 65, of Lancaster for his involvement in a vehicle accident in November of 2016. On Friday, November 18, 2016 at 4:15pm, Ephrata Police investigated a crash involving two vehicles in the first block of East Mohler Church Road,...
Steven M. Keen, age 32, of Ephrata, has been charged with DUI following an incident on Saturday 4/22/17 at 0220 hrs. Ephrata Police observed a vehicle driving on two flat tires in the 100 block of N State St in Ephrata Borough. The vehicle was stopped in the 300 block where police found Keen...

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On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 the Ephrata Police received information regarding retail theft at Walmart. A citizen reported seeing as male suspect push "a cart full" of items out of the store without paying for them. The caller provided a vehicle description and license plate number. Through...

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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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Ephrata Police responded to a Robbery that occurred at Turkey Hill, 903 S. State St Ephrata Borough, on 12/28/15 at 9:22PM. Security camera recordings show the suspect enter the store wearing a black hoodie, jeans and a bandana covering his face. The suspect is a white male, approximately five feet...

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Ephrata Police at approximately 1600hrs 12-27-15, investigated a vehicle crash into a building at the intersection of State and Main Streets. Vehicle driven by a 17yr old male from Hershey was attempting to turn from West Main Street (US 322) on to N. State Street when he lost control of his small...

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On December 26, 2015 at 2239 hours Ephrata Police responded to a restaurant / bar in the 1300 block of West Main Street, Ephrata Borough for a fight. A verbal dispute over an NFL game escalated into a physical fight inside of the bar. Disorderly Conduct citations will be filed against Mark J...
Ephrata Police are investigating a retail theft that occurred at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township on the evening of 12/18/15. Walmart asset protection advised police that a white male, approximately 6 foot tall, in his late twenties or early thirties failed to pay for over $1,000...
The Ephrata Police Department is attempting to identify the two male retail theft suspects pictured. In early October the pair walked out of Walmart without paying for over $500 worth of electronics. If you know these suspects, please contact Officer Mathews at 717-738-9200 X254.

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