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On 2/4/19 at 1353 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Lincoln Avenue at East Pine Street in Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed a sedan driven by Matthew Lemaszewski, 18, of Leola, was south on Lincoln Avenue when it failed to stop for a stop sign and was struck by a...

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On 1/31/19 at 1435 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Martin Avenue at Lancaster Avenue in Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed a pickup truck operated by Tyrone Miller, 56, of Stevens, pulled from a stop sign on a traffic way and struck the side of a Subaru as it drove...

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On the afternoon of January 28, 2019, Ephrata Police posted a story on Crimewatch and social media requesting the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in the theft of a key from a local bed & breakfast inn. By noon on January 29, 2019, the key had been recovered, a suspect has been...
Ephrata Police at approximately 1015pm 1-28-19 were called to the area of Martin Avenue and Holly Drive, Ephrata Borough for a vehicle accident involving an over turned vehicle. Ephrata Police arrived to find a gray Toyota on it's roof and into a utility pole. The Toyota sedan operated by Dane...
Ephrata Police are investigating the theft of an important key from a bed & breakfast in Ephrata Borough on January 25, 2019. The antique key is from a box lock or rim lock system. Police are attempting to identify the female in the attached photographs and video. She may have information...

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Ephrata Police arrested Jose M. Rodriguez-Santos 21/M of W. Hope Ave, York, PA for Retail Theft Tuesday 12-18-18 at approximately 3pm after Walmart security reported he was "under-ringing" merchandise at the self check out counter. Rodriquez-Santos was arrested for Retail Theft issued a summons for...

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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...
On the morning of November 23, 2018, the Ephrata Police Department posted to Crimewatch and social media sites that a warrant existed for Ferdinand Michel III. On the morning of November 27, 2018, Michel turned himself in to the Ephrata Police. Michel is accused of stealing a wallet from the office...
On Saturday, November 17, 2018 at approximately 11:35pm, Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle in the 800 block of E Main St. in Ephrata Twp. The vehicle was operated and owned by Ryan J. Murphy, 38, of Ephrata. Murphy was stopped after he was observed operating the vehicle with a suspended driver’s...

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On 7/24/18 at 0827hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the first block of E. Chestnut St. in Ephrata Borough. Chanborany Chap, 42, of Ephrata, was east on Chestnut St. when she fell asleep and her vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole. Chap was taken to an area...

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On 7/18/18 at 2013hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on N Reading Rd. at Schoeneck Rd. A vehicle driven by Wesley Kurtz, 23, of Reinholds, failed to stop for a red traffic signal and struck another vehicle in the intersection. An 81 year old female passenger in the struck vehicle...

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On 7/18/18 at 1340 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident on W. Main St. at Academy Dr. in Ephrata Borough. A work van driven by Michael Sullivan, 27, of Souderton PA, was east bound on Main St., when Sullivan was distracted by reaching for a water bottle. Sullivan’s vehicle proceeded...

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On July 15, 2018 at 7:30am, the Ephrata Police received a report of a theft from a vehicle parked in the parking lot of the Hampton Inn, 380 E Main St. Ephrata Borough. The person reported that a laptop computer, bag containing personal items and some cards and gifts were stolen from the vehicle...

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On Tuesday, July 17, 2018 between 7:00am and 9:30am the Ephrata Police Department conducted speed enforcement in the first block of East Main St. in Reinholds. Police cited 14 drivers with speeding offences. Violations ranged from 40-47mph in the posted 25mph speed zone and violations occurred in...

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Ephrata Police were called at approximately 7:45am 12-06-18 to the 1000 Block of Steinmetz Road, West Cocalico Township, for a vehicle that rolled and struck a house. Ephrata Police discovered a maroon sedan driven by Paul Reider Jr M/19 of Ephrata was traveling north on Steinmetz Road out of...

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On December 4, 2018 at 11:15 a.m., Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving a retirement community bus on Rothsville Road, near the intersection of Royer Road, Ephrata Township. A station wagon, driven by Nancy Nissly, 75, of Ephrata, struck the rear end of a Luther Acres bus,...
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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