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Ephrata Police recently charged Shawn D. Espigh, 44, of Lititz, with Theft by Unlawful Taking and Criminal Mischief. Management at Auntie Anne’s Pretzels inside of Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township, reported that a male cut a security cable and removed a donation box for Alex’s...

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Update: Ephrata Police received information about a possible identity! Ephrata Police are investigating the theft of donation box for Alex’s Lemonade Stand at Auntie Anne's Pretzels in Wal-Mart on Tuesday May 28 at 8:38 a.m. The pictured white male left with the donation box and cash contents...
Ephrata Police arrested Kaylee N. Groff, 21, of Adamstown, for Retail Theft after she failed to pay for $86 worth of merchandise concealed in her satchel at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township on May 25, 2019 at noon. Prior convictions of Retail Theft caused this charge to be a felony...

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Ephrata Police arrested Viktor Yefimov M/31 last known address of Allentown, Pa. for Receiving Stolen Property (a vehicle) following a vehicle stop in the 200 Block of Hahnstown Rd, Ephrata Township. An Ephrata Police officer was on a vehicle stop in the 100 Block of Hahnstown Rd, Ephrata Township...

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On 4/16/19 at 8PM Ephrata Police responded to a retail theft that just occurred at Walmart in Ephrata Township. Asset Protection employees reported observing a female loading stolen merchandise into a white dodge charger and driving away. The suspect vehicle registration was provided to police...
On Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at approximately 12:52pm, the Ephrata Police responded to Ephrata National Bank at 42 E Main St. in Ephrata Borough for a hold-up alarm. Officers arrived within two minutes and determined that a bank robbery had just occurred. The suspect did not display a weapon and fled...

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On 4/15/19 at 1922 hrs. Ephrata Police responded to Walmart in the 800 block of E. Main St. in Ephrata Township, for a retail theft in progress. Asset protection employees reported they were observing a male concealing large amounts of energy drinks under a blanket and leaving the store without...
On 4/5/19 at 1614 hrs, Ephrata Police were called to the Walmart in the 800 block of E. Main St for a shoplifter in custody. Loss prevention employees reported, and store video surveillance showed, Colleen George, 43, of Lititz, repeatedly scanning an item but bagging other un-scanned items with it...

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Ephrata Police filed criminal charges on 4-8-19 against Daniel J. Smith M/37, Denver, PA for Possession of Controlled substance and drug paraphernalia following a vehicle stop on Thursday evening 4-4-19 in Adamstown Borough. Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle in Adamstown Borough on N. Reading Rd (PA...

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On Friday 8/24/18 at 4:52PM Ephrata Police responded to a Hit and Run collision with injury on East Main St. at Lincoln Ave. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle operated by a 62 year of age Ephrata woman, was travelling east on East Main Street and turned left onto Lincoln Avenue. A silver minivan, south...

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On Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at approximately 8:40pm, the Ephrata Police Dept. received multiple reports of a male subject walking in the travel lanes of Rt. 222 southbound in the area of the Mohler Church Rd. overpass. While responding to the area, police received a report of a person struck by a...

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On 8/10/18 at 1755 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle vs pedestrian accident in the 100 block of Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township. The investigation revealed a 69 year of age male was cutting grass near the edge of the road. An unknown north bound vehicle braked hard upon seeing the male...

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On Monday, August 6, 2018 at 11:10 AM, Ephrata Police responded to a reported crash on Rt. 222 north approximately a half mile north of Rt.322 involving a vehicle which struck a dump truck and became attached to the back of it. It was reported that a Hyundai SUV driven by Jouny Youssef, 26, of...

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The Ephrata Police Department is investigating a vehicle crash involving a car and a motorcycle which occurred at approximately 11:45pm on Thursday, August 2, 2018. It was reported that a motorcycle travelling eastbound on W. Main St. approaching Oak St. struck the rear of a sedan also travelling...

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Ephrata Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with identifying this male who was reportedly involved in several thefts at Walmart. You can contact Officer O'Hanlon directly at 717.738.9200 ext. 272 or submit a tip anonymously by clicking the button below.
On February 8, 2019 at 4:00 p.m., Ephrata Police investigated a strong-arm robbery near the intersection of Peach Alley and Church Ave., Ephrata Borough. The victim reported that he was lured to the area under the ruse of purchasing marijuana; instead, two subjects forcefully removed over $500 from...
Update February 13, 2019: Ephrata Police received numerous named and anonymous tips providing the identity of the person of interest. Thank you! On February 8, 2019 at 4:00 p.m., Ephrata Police investigated a strong-arm robbery near the intersection of Peach Alley and Church Ave., Ephrata Borough...
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...

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