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On 8/27/16 at 1710hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on RT. 322 at Rt. 222. A westbound vehicle, driven by Millo Dadebo, age 20, of Ephrata, turned left in front of an approaching eastbound vehicle and the two vehicles collided. No one was injured in the accident. Both vehicles...

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On 8/27/16 at 1543hrs, Ephrata Police were called to Heritage Rd at Riverside Dr. in Ephrata Township for a bicyclist that had been struck by a car. Witnesses reported that an 8 year old boy rode his bike on the street, through a STOP sign on Riverside Dr. and into the path of a vehicle driving on...

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On Friday 8/26/16 at 0220 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to the Turkey Hill, 903 S. State St. in Ephrata Borough for a reported robbery. A male entered the store wearing a dark colored hoodie, work gloves and a blue bandanna covering his face. The male pointed to the register and did not display a...

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On 8/24/16 at 0810 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving a horse and buggy in the 200 block of Meadow Valley Rd. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Adam Newswanger, age 84, of Lititz PA, was east bound on Meadow Valley Rd. when he came upon and struck a horse and buggy...

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On 8/22/16 at 1135hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving three vehicles in the 200 Block of S. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Cynthia Tomlin, of Virginia Beach, VA, struck a vehicle that was waiting for another vehicle to make a left turn, causing that...

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On 07-10-15 at approximately 5pm Ephrata Police responded for a fight in progress in the area of West Main and Charles Streets. Police located two subjects; Jesse Martinez M/18 and Shawn Duty M/49 both from West Main Street Ephrata engaged in an altercation. Both were cited for Harassment as a...

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Ephrata Police arrested Kevin Michael Friesema, 21 years old, homeless, on an outstanding warrant after he was located sleeping in a vehicle in the parking lot of the Ephrata Walmart store. Friesema was transferred to South Heidelberg Twp. PD who held the warrant.
Van Lee Reitz, 68, of 7 Oaklawn Blvd. Ephrata was arrested for trespassing after police were called to the Ephrata VFW post for a disturbance involving Reitz, who was refusing to leave the premises. Reitz refused to leave the premises when directed to by staff and police. He was physically removed...
On 7/8/15, at 0534 hrs. Ephrata Police investigated a domestic violence incident that occurred in the 100 Block of N. State St. Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed Diane Reed, age 25, of Ephrata, stabbed her boyfriend in the arm during an argument and fled the scene. The victim was treated...
UPDATE: Santos-Vargas has been extradited to Pennsylvania and is housed at Lancaster County Prison after failing to post a $400,000 bail. Tito Santos-Vargas, 48, previously of Ephrata, was apprehended on the evening of July 3, 2015 in Wilmington, DE after Ephrata Police received a tip about his...

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