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Ephrata Police recently charged Michael Chong Yang, 28, of Allentown with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. On August 4, 2018 at 1:00 a.m.., Yang was the driver of a vehicle involved in a one car accident in the 500 block of Stevens Road, Ephrata Township. Yang was arrested for DUI. His blood...
Ephrata Police recently charged Brenda D. Carlson, 54, of Ephrata with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. On July 30, 2018 at 8:46 p.m., Carlson was the driver of a vehicle involved in a one car accident in the 500 block of West Main Street, Ephrata Borough. Carlson was arrested for DUI. Her...
Ephrata Police recently charged Matthew E. Cash, 26, of Ephrata with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. On August 27, 2018 Ephrata Police arrested Cash in the 100 block of Church Ave on a valid Lancaster County Bench Warrant. Cash was in possession of heroin...
Ephrata Police were called to the Ephrata Wellspan Hospital around 11:00am for the report of an assault which occurred in the area of N. Line and Short Roads, Stevens, West Cocalico Township. Investigation revealed a female was driving south in her vehicle with her two (2) year old child when she...
Ephrata Police picked up Michael M. Parkhouse M/40 LKA: 800 blk West Main St, Ephrata on an outstanding Lancaster County Sheriff's Warrant following a call to an address in the 800 Block of West Main St Ephrata. Parkhouse was taken into custody without incident and turned over to the Lancaster...

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A Lancaster man stole the same security system from Walmart twice in five days. On January 21, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to Walmart for a complaint of a vehicle illegally parked in a handicapped parking space. Upon arriving at Walmart police observed a male entering the car...

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Ephrata Police arrested an Ephrata man for assaulting a five year old child. Dylan M. Croft, 30, of Ephrata was charged with Aggravated Assault, Simple Assault, Terroristic Threats and Endangering the Welfare of Children. Police allege that Croft struck a five year old child several times on the...
On January 29, 2017 at 11:10 p.m. Ephrata Police responded to the first block of East Main Street, Adamstown Borough, for an assault. Jeremy B. Fullerton, 20, of Denver was arrested and charged with Simple Assault for striking and choking a resident. Fullerton was transported to Lancaster County...
Ephrata Police arrested Jason Bauman, of Ephrata was arrested on an outstanding Lancaster Sheriff's bench warrant at a residence in the 100 block of Buchannan Dr. in Ephrata Township. He was turned over to Sheriff's Department.
On January 19, 2017 at 9:00pm, the Ephrata Police Department assisted the Akron Borough PD with serving an assault warrant on Nevin J. Schell of 981 Rettew Mill Rd. Lot 5 in Ephrata Township. Schell was located in a bedroom of the home. While there, police observed numerous items of drug...

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Ephrata Police responded shortly after 7am for a motor vehicle crash into a utility pole in the first block of Bethany Road at Wyneberry Drive. Police arrived to find the driver out of his black Ford Mustang stumbling and having difficulty standing. The driver appeared to be not injured but...

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Vue was driving a vehicle travelling west in the 1100 block of West Main St. in Ephrata Borough when a sudden, severe rainstorm occurred. She lost control of her westbound vehicle which travelled across the eastbound lane and struck a utility pole on the side of the road before the vehicle turned...

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Ephrata Police responded to a domestic disturbance in the 1100 block of Steinmetz Road on Wednesday 10 June, 2015 around 0820hrs involving a 13 year old Ephrata Male and his mother. It was reported the 13yr old had a BB Rifle. Ephrata Police arrived and were immediately confronted with the 13 yr...

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Ephrata Police arrested two female juveniles following a shoplifting incident at the K-Mart in the 1100 Block of S. State Street, Ephrata. K-Mart Loss prevention personnel reported a 16yr old Ephrata Female and a 17 yr old Adamstown female took several items of clothing concealing them in a...

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Ephrata Police cited three people with Harassment after a verbal altercation turned physical on May 30, 2015 at 12:22 p.m. in the first block of East Pine Street, Ephrata Borough. Harassment citations were filed against Joseph M. Gallo, Jr, 27, of Ephrata, Dwayne A. Christ, 49 of Ephrata and James...

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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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On May 7, 2015, Ephrata Police received a report of a Facebook video depicting two (2) youths in the public parking lot behind the Whistlestop Plaza. The youths in question appeared significanlty intoxicated. Investigators worked to identify those involved and to establish a time frame in which the...

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The Ephrata Police investigated two (2) business burglaries that occurred in the overnight hours from Friday May 8, 2015 to Saturday May 9, 2015. Zimmerman's Transport and Zimmerman's Excavating were both entered illegally. The businesses were ransacked and money was taken. Anyone with information...

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