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Ephrata Police responded to the 200 Block of Church Ave., Ephrata at approximately 10am on 10-24-17 for a domestic disturbance that just occurred. Police arrived and were advised the female fled on foot after assaulting the male with a golf club shaft. The female was located a nearby hiding in a...
On October 20, 2017 at 11:59 p.m., Ephrata Police Department investigated a one vehicle accident in the 1000 block of Steinmetz Road, West Cocalico Township. A sedan, driven by a 27 year old Denver man, left the roadway and stuck a utility pole and a parked vehicle. Upon arrival at the scene,...
Ephrata Police filed Cruelty to Animal charges against Chad Lee Smucker, 26, of Ephrata as the result of an investigation into an incident in the 800 block of Clearview Ave., Ephrata Borough. Police allege that on the evening of October 12, 2017, Smucker threw his girlfriend’s dog against a wall at...
Ephrata Police charged Zebadiah B. Stoltzfus, 20, of Stevens with Simple Assault and Criminal Mischief as the result of an altercation he had with a family member in the first block of Ross Road, West Cocalico Township on October 15, 2017. Stoltzfus is currently incarcerated in Lancaster County...
Several light poles along the Major Richard Winters Linear Trail were vandalized between October 13 and October 14, 2017. Wires within the pole were accessed and cut. Anyone with information about this vandalism is asked to contact Officer Lucky at 717-738-9200 x266.

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Ephrata Police took Peter Ramirez m/41, of Ephrata into custody for an outstanding Berks County Sheriff's warrant. Ramirez was found in the 100 Block of Tom Avenue on Thursday 06-15-17 around 1130am. Ramirez was arrested without incident and turned over to the Berks County Sheriff Dept.
On 06-15-17 at approximately 1555hrs Ephrata Police attempted to arrest Frank O. Suriano M/39 Oak Street, Denver, PA in the 500 Block of Hertzog Valley Road, West Cocalico Twp., on an outstanding Lancaster County Sheriff's warrant. Suriano fled on foot from police and upon being stopped fought with...
On 6/13/17 at 0330 hrs., Ephrata Police investigated a report of a female nodding out in the parking lot of a business in the 900 Block Of S. State St. in Ephrata Borough. Police found Tonya Serrano, age 28, of Ephrata and her 18 month old child in the vehicle. Serrano was in possession of...
Ephrata Police charged James A. Heist, 42, of Ephrata with three counts of aggravated assault. On June 11, 2017 at 0025 hours, while a patient at Wellspan-Ephrata Community Hospital Emergency Room, Heist became combated and assaulted three members of hospital staff, a doctor, a nurse and a security...
Ephrata Police arrested Daulton L. Blessing M/21 of S. 9th St., Lebanon, PA at 8am Sunday 6-11-17 following citizen complaint of Blessing staggering, acting in a strange manner and dancing in traffic in the area of the Wallmart and Sheetz stores, 800 block of East Main St, Ephrata. Police arrived...

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On 6/22/17 at 0211 Ephrata Police investigated a single vehicle accident in the 1000 Block of Indiantown Rd. in West Cocalico Township. The investigation revealed a vehicle driven by Sarah Weaver, age 21, of Lititz, lost control of her vehicle while negotiating a curve and skidded 150 feet into a...

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Ephrata Police on 06-20-17 at approximately 6:35pm investigated an accident which was the result of a road rage incident. Ephrata Police determined a Craig Baumer of Ephrata, PA and another male driver from Denver, PA became engaged in a road rage incident while driving north in the area of N...

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On 6/17/17 at 2319 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on RT 222 southbound at mile 41.2 in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Victor Diaz, age 38, of Lancaster, drove into the back of a vehicle that he was following. Both male occupants in the struck vehicle were taken to a...

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On 6/12/17 at 2030 hrs, an Ephrata police officer came upon a vehicle accident that just occurred in the first block of E. Main St. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Zachary Bush, age 27, of Gulfport MS, drove into the back of another vehicle that stopped for a pedestrian in the crosswalk. No...
On 6/3/17 at 1051 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on S. Line Rd. at Indiantown Rd. in West Cocalico Township. Rebecca Clifton, of Philadelphia, pulled out from the stop sign on Wabash Rd. into the path of another vehicle southbound on S. Line Rd. No one was injured and one...

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Ephrata Police have charged a 16 year old Rothsville boy with burglarizing an Ephrata business on two consecutive nights. Overnight on May 30 and May 31, a business in the first block of Bethany Road, Ephrata Borough, was forcibly entered. Each night the suspect stole a vehicle from the business...
Ephrata Police held a warrant for the arrest of Nathan Edward Heinzig for the May 18, 2017 bank robbery at Santander Bank, 270 North Reading Road, Ephrata Township. On Friday May 26, 2017 at 1155 hours an alert employee at a local business noticed that Nathan E. Heinzig was a passenger in a vehicle...
On May 23, 2017 at 1528 hours, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident at the intersection of Route 897 and North Peartown Road, West Cocalico Township. A commercial truck driven by Timothy Mohn Jr., 38, of Myerstown, swerved to avoid a vehicle that pulled out from a stop sign. Mohn’s truck...
On May 22, 2017 at 1125 hours, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on State Route 222 northbound north of Glenwood Road, Ephrata Township. A white sedan traveling southbound, driven by Christie Beutler, 20, of Lititz, crossed the center median and struck a northbound SUV, driven by...
Ephrata Police Identify Person of Interest in Bank Robbery Ephrata Police are seeking the whereabouts of Nathan Edward Heinzig, 36, who last resided in the Hopeland area of Clay Township. Ephrata Police want to question Heinzig about his involvement in a bank robbery that occurred on Thursday May...

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