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UPDATE: Hit and Run accident that occurred in the early morning hours of 08-04-18 and posted 08-05-18 to Crimewatch: Ephrata Police located the owner of the striking vehicle on 08-05-18 at approximately 0900hrs. The owner, Carlos Estrella after seeing the Ephrata Police crimewatch posting called...
Ephrata Police received a call from a citizen in the 1000 block of Henn Avenue, around 2:50pm on 08-04-18 for suspicious subjects in their back yard. Citizen reported a strange male and female sitting in their rear yard for extended period of time and upon leaving, left behind back packs. Police...
Ephrata Police arrested Joseph M. Gallo Jr. M/30 of Ephrata Saturday afternoon around 1:50pm after receiving a complaint of Gallo stumbling around in the first block of West Main St Ephrata Borough. Police found Gallo to be under the influence, having difficulty standing and communicating. Gallo...
Ephrata Police are investigating a Hit and Run Accident which occurred in the first block of Misty Lane, Ephrata Township. The crash occurred around 1230am Saturday morning 8-4-18. The vehicle struck a parked trailer carring a boat causing damage to the trailer and boat. The Hit and Run vehicle...

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On 11/23/16, at 1155hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a retail theft incident at Walmart, 890 E. Main St. in Ephrata Township. Melissa Rhen, age 31, of Denver, was observed selecting $328 in merchandise and leaving the store without paying for it. When approached by store employees, Rhen abandoned...
On 11/23/16 Brandon Lee Sweigart Jr, age 25, of Ephrata, was taken into custody in Lebanon County. He was turned over to Ephrata Police on four outstanding criminal warrants for Burglary, Theft and Access Device charges. Sweigart was arraigned by MDJ Russell and received $125,000 bail and was...
Ephrata Police arrested Jhalonda Tara Gilbert, 24, of Ephrata after she was caught shoplifting merchandise at Walmart by loss prevention staff. Gilbert allegedly concealed $55.00 worth of merchandise in her pocketbook prior to checking out other merchandise and leaving the store. Gilbert was...
After receiving toxicology results, Ephrata Police recently charged Shawn D. Reppert, 29, of Lititz, with Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Heroin, Possession of LSD and Careless Driving. On October 15, 2016 at 1205 hours, Ephrata Police responded to a three car...

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On November 16th the Ephrata Police arrested Amy Lynn Eastridge, 32 of Dever Pa, for Retail Theft and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia after she was observed by staff at Giant Food Store concealing approximately $75 worth of merchandise inside her clothing and purse. The merchandise was recovered...

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