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On 2/21/17 at 1754 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving two vehicles on E Main St. at the intersection of Pleasant Valley Rd. in Ephrata Township. A west bound vehicle, driven by Tanena Binder of Leola, turned left in front of an east bound vehicle driven by Chad Lammer of...

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On February 18, 2017 at 6:07 p.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to the first block of East Main Street, Ephrata Borough for a pedestrian struck. A vehicle driven by Dorothy A. Lykens, 86, of Ephrata struck Silvia Morales Fontanez, 33, of Ephrata, as Fontanez was crossing Main Street in the...
On Friday February 17, 2017 at approximately 3:05 a.m. the Ephrata Police responded to a report of "Shots Fired" outside a residence in the 100 Block of Ridge Avenue, Ephrata Township. Officers found that two persons, using two handguns fired 15-20 shots into the ground and into an unoccupied...
On February 15, 2017 at 1:54 a.m. emergency services from the Ephrata area responded to 25 Cloister Ave, Ephrata Borough, for an apartment building fire. Residents from the 12 unit building were evacuated to the Ephrata Ambulance building by firefighters and police. The fire was contained to one...
On 2/12/17, Ephrata Police arrested Matthew Hand, age 29, of Coatesville, on an outstanding Chester County Bench Warrant. Hand was wanted for failing to appear on the original charge of providing False Identification to Law Enforcement. Hand falsely identified himself to Ephrata police in an...

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The Ephrata Police Dept. arrested Ashley A. Beach, 30, of Ephrata on an outstanding Lancaster County bench warrant. Police stopped a vehicle in which Beach was a passenger in the 100 block of E. Main St. in Ephrata Borough. Beach was also found to be in possession of a prescription controlled...
The Ephrata Police Dept. arrested Ashley A. Beach, 30, of Ephrata on an outstanding Lancaster County bench warrant. Police stopped a vehicle in which Beach was a passenger in the 100 block of E. Main St. in Ephrata Borough. Beach was also found to be in possession of a prescription controlled...
Ayssa M. Luzi F/27 of Coatsville, Pa. was arrested approximately 2350hrs on 1-10-17 on an outstanding Berks County Sheriff's Warrant. Luzi was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped at East Main St and Lake Street, Ephrata for a traffic violation. Luzi was taken into custody without incident and...
In August of 2016 a resident of the first block of South Maple Street, Ephrata Borough, reported to the Ephrata Police that a .22 caliber hand gun was stolen from his residence sometime over the past few months. Police determined that the gun was pawned at a pawnshop in Lynchburg, VA. The...

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On Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, at 10:20pm, the Ephrata Police received a report of a male individual soliciting money from customers in front of the KMart at 1127 Rothsville Rd. in Ephrata. Poilce responded and located Nicholas Allan Sarnicky, 22, of Whitehall, PA. Police determined he had earlier...

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On Friday, November 18, 2016 at 4:15pm, the Ephrata Police responded to a crash involving two vehicles in the first block of E Mohler Church Rd. in Ephrata Township. A VW Jetta driven by Joseph Braun, 64 of Stevens crossed the center line and struck a Kia Soul driven by William Robinson Jr., 54, of...

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The Borough of Ephrata will be hosting a press conference today, November 10, 2016 at 11:00 AM with updates and new developments regarding the Pine St./Park Ave. street collapse. The press conference will take place in front of borough hall at 124 S. State St. Ephrata, PA.
On 11/9/16 at 1834 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 1300 block of S. Cocalico Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A 17 year old male from Denver, while negotiating a turn, lost control of his Audi on wet leaves and struck an embankment and shrubbery. The driver was not injured...

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On 11/9/16 at 1853hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a three car accident on Schoeneck Rd. at Stevens Rd in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Mesa-Rey Alexander, age 21, of Ephrata, failed to stop at the four way stop and was hit by another vehicle, pushing Alexander’s vehicle into a third...

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On 10/26/16 at 1605 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 300 block of Ridge Avenue in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Paul Zelem, age 54, of Ephrata, drove into the back of a delivery truck parked on Ridge Avenue. Zelem was taken to an area hospital to be checked for...

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At approximately 2:18 p.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to the BB&T Bank at 399 North Reading Road, Ephrata Borough for a robbery. According to the dispatch, a white male wearing a grey shirt and jeans had presented a gun and demanded cash. He fled to the rear of the bank on foot with an...
On June 15, 2016 at 1:24 pm, Ephrata Police Department investigated a fatal vehicle accident at the intersection of Church Ave and Industrial Drive, Ephrata Borough. A sedan driven by Irma S. Spinale, 74, of Ephrata collided with a motorcycle driven by Steven T. Andriani, 18, of Ephrata. Andriani...
Ephrata Police are investigating a theft that occurred at Walmart on Saturday 6/11/16 around 1215pm. The pictured unidentified male concealed several hundred dollars worth of merchandise inside a black backpack and fled on a motorcycle after not paying for it. If you recognize the male from the...
The pictured individual is accused of stealing over $1,700 in electronics from WalMart and fleeing in the pictured car. If you can ID, please let us know. 717-733-8611 - Or submit a tip!
The Ephrata Police Department is investigating an assault that allegedly occurred in the first block of North State Street, Ephrata Borough on May 23, 2016 at 0130 hours. A male victim was transported to Lancaster General Hospital with serious but non-life threatening lacerations. The police are...

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