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The Ephrata Police Department has concluded the investigation into a shooting reported on July 4, 2018 at 8:34 p.m. Police have determined that the original report of a shooting in the area of the basketball court along the Major Dick Winters Memorial Trail was false, as originally suspected. The...
On Tuesday July 3, 2018 at 7:08 p.m., Ephrata Police received a call from Sheetz, 891 East Main Street, Ephrata Township, informing police that a group of five people entered the store, two of whom stole frozen dessert treats. Police located the group in the parking lot near a light-colored sedan...
On 7/4/18 at 1357 hrs, Ephrata Police were called to Giant, 850 E. Main St Ephrata Township for a retail theft that just occurred. Store employees reported a female suspect concealed $68.97 worth of items in her purse and fled in a Silver Dodge Charger and they provided the vehicle registration...
On 7/5/18 at 1503hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on S. State St. at N. 11th St. in Ephrata Township. The accident involved three vehicles travelling south on S. State St. A vehicle driven by Sidney Dundon, 19, of Leola, struck the back of another vehicle that was stopping for a...

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On the evening of July 4, 2018 at approximately 8:34 p.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital for a report of two patients who presented with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. Following protocol and Pennsylvania Law, the hospital notified police.. The victims –...

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Ephrata Police arrested John W. Gee, 62 of Ephrata, with Simple Assault after responding to his residence for a domestic disturbance in which another family member sustained a minor facial injury. He was arrested and arraigned before MDJ Russell and transported to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of...
Ephrata Police have charged Ashley Rice, age 28, of Manheim, with Retail Theft, following an incident on 10/11/16 at the Walmart in Ephrata Township. Rice selected merchandise from the store and without having paid for the items, returned them for a value of $108.81. Rice will receive a summons.
On September 8, 2016, the Lancaster County Computer Crimes Task Force and the Ephrata Police Department, assisted by the Pennsylvania State Police Central Area Computer Crimes Task Force executed a search warrant in the 100 block of East Fulton Street Ephrata. Pursuant to the search warrant, police...
On Wednesday 12/14/16 at 1745hrs, Megan Ebling, 29 of Ephrata, was charged with Indirect Criminal Contempt after violating a Protection From Abuse Order effective on that date. Ebling was listed as a Defendant on the order which, in part, evicted her from her residence until a future hearing. After...
On Friday December 9, 2016, Ephrata Police received information that a bench warrant was issued for Bethany C. Gee, 19, of Ephrata, for violating bail conditions related to a previous Homicide by Vehicle charge. Ephrata Police contacted Gee’s family and made arrangements for Gee to turn herself in...

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Single vehicle crash: Vehicle driven by Elena I. Akinin F/53 of Talbotville Road, Honey Brook, Pa. crashed into a utility pole in the 1000 block of West Main Street (US 322) around 1025pm. Fire units from Linolcn Fire Department responded and had to extricate Ms. Akinin from her vehicle. Ms. Akinin...

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