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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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***UPDATE-DRIVER HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED*** HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT/DRIVER Ephrata Police are investigating a Hit and Run accident that occurred on Wednesday 08-08-18 around 3:00pm. in the rear parking area of the Ephrata National Bank at 31 East Main St, Ephrata. The pictured silver or light in color van...
Ephrata Police charged Trejean D. Strickland, 20, of Denver and Kristina L. Claiborne, 36, of Denver with False Reports to Law Enforcement Authorities. On July 4, 2018, Strickland, while seeking treatment for a gun shot wound at Wellspan-Ephrata Hospital, reported to Ephrata Police that he was shot...
Ephrata Police conducted a speed compliance and enforcement check on Pleasant View Road, from the 800 to 1100 blocks on Tuesday 08-07-18 from 6:30am-10:00am. The area is posted 35mph and encompasses both Ephrata Borough and Ephrata Township. Ephrata Police stopped eight motorist for various...

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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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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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