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INVESTIGATION CONCLUDED, SUSPECT VEHICLE IDENTIFIED Ephrata Police are investigating a Hit and Run Accident which occurred sometime over the night time hours of Saturday into Sunday 11-24-19. Ephrata Police received the report of vehicle, legally parked in the first block of East Main St, was hit...

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Ephrata Police have charged Travis W. Mengel, 24, of Ephrata, with the February 8, 2018, burglary of Green Dragon Farmers Market, 955 North State Street, Ephrata Township. Police allege that Mengel and his co-conspirator forcibly entered buildings, stole a safe and cash from cash registers, and...
On 11/16/19 at 1257 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to West Main Street at Church Avenue in Ephrata Borough for a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle. A 39 year old Ephrata Woman was crossing Main St. after receiving the walk signal, when she was struck by a vehicle on N. Church St. turning left...

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Ephrata Police cited a 17yr old male from New Freedom, York County after a hit and run accident Thursday evening 11-14-19 around 9:45pm. Ephrata Police were dispatched for a vehicle accident at the intersection of South Reading Rd (PA 272) and Academy Drive involving two vehicles, one of which...

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On October 23, 2019 at 11:00p.m., Ephrata Police responded to a disturbance in the 100 block of Meadow Valley Road, Ephrata Township. A resident reported that an acquaintance, Gregory A. Fleming II, pushed his way into the house and struck, kicked and choked her. Police arrested Fleming II, 25, of...

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On Aug. 24, 2019, Ephrata Police charged James J. O'Donnell, DOB 05/02/1974, with violating a Protection From Abuse order related to an incident which was reported to police on the same day. O'Donnell was arrested on 08/25/19 and arraigned before MDJ Sponaugle. He was released on $10,000 unsecured...
Sheena Rae Rosa, DOB 01/27/87, of the 600 block of E Main St. in Ephrata Borough was charged with Simple Assault and Recklessly Endangering Another Person after police received a report of a passenger in a moving vehicle striking the driver. Investigation revealed that Rosa struck the driver of a...
Domestic violence related charges have been filed against Jordan Kellander, 26, of Ephrata. Kellander is alleged to have punched a female victim several times in the face and wrist, causing injuries, while they drove around Ephrata during the early morning hours of August 23rd. When the female...
Ephrata Police arrested Misael Falcon M/37 of James Ave, Ephrata on 8-20-r Strangulation and Simple Assault following an investigation into an incident which occurred during the early morning hours of 08-20-19. Falcon is accused of choking and punching another person inside a residence in the 1000...
Ephrata Police have concluded the investigation into a near drowning of a child on June 1, 2019 at the Ephrata Community Pool, 435 Cocalico Street, Ephrata Borough. Police have charged Casilda Barrera de Rodriguez, 42, of Lebanon, with Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Police allege that Barrera...

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On 11/9/18 at 0313 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving seven vehicles, in the 200 block of West Main Street in Ephrata Borough. Rafael Pena-Colon, 36, of Philadelphia PA, reported he fell asleep while driving a large box truck west on West Main St. The truck drifted to the...

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On 11/7/18 at 2000hrs, Ephrata Police responded to the 100 Block of E. Main St in Ephrata Borough for a report of a male and a female arguing outside their residence. A witness to the heated argument reported being offended by the obscene language being shouted by the pair. Jose Mendez-Bones, 24,...

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On Sat. November 3, 2018 at 9:30am, Ephrata Police responded to a crash involving two vehicles at the intersection of North Reading Rd. (Rt 272) and Martin Ave. in Ephrata Borough. A Jeep Liberty driven by Bernard Stiffler, 54, of Lititz, failed to stop for a steady red traffic signal, and was...

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On 10/5/18 at 2139 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck on RT 322 at Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township. An east bound truck, driven by Doyle Hallmark, 72, of Highlands Texas, turned left in front of an approaching westbound motorcycle...

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On 9/27/18 Ephrata Police are investigating an overnight burglary and theft at a farm on Stevens Rd. in Ephrata Township. During the overnight hours, unknown actors entered unlocked barns and workshop areas and stole numerous automotive type batteries from tractors and farm equipment, as well as...

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Ephrata Police are investigating several thefts from unlocked vehicles, which occurred during the overnight hours of September 3 into September 4, in the area of Tom Ave and Bethany Road. Vehicle owners reported cash, electronics and clothing taken from their unlocked vehicles. If you witness...
On August 28, 2019 at 2:48 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to an armed robbery at the Black Forest Inn in the 2800 block of North Reading Road, Adamstown Borough. Two masked black males entered the office and demanded cash from the employee. One of the men brandished an AR style pistol. A dark...
On Friday August 23, 2019 between 6:45AM and 9:45 AM, Ephrata Police conducted a speed enforcement detail in the 900 block of Glenwood Drive in Ephrata Township. The speed limit along this section of road is 35 MPH. Police cited eleven drivers for speeding violations. The highest speed was 61 MPH.

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On Tuesday August 20, 2019 between 7am and 9:30 a.m., Ephrata Police conducted a speed enforcement detail in the 700 block of Glenwood Drive in Ephrata Township. The speed limit along this section of roadway is 35 miles per hour. Police cited 9 drivers for speeding violations. The high speed cited...

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Ephrata Police arrested two females and one male for Retail Theft on Friday evening 08-16-19 following an incident at the Ephrata Walmart on East Main St. Ephrata Police were called by Walmart Asset Protection for three people they had in custody for shoplifting several items from the Ephrata...

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