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On 07/14/2019, the two pictured suspects used the credit card information belonging to an Ephrata area resident at three Walmart stores located in Ephrata, Elverson, and Reading PA. While in the stores, the suspects purchased 15 Visa gift cards for a total value of over $7,500. Please contact...
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...
Ephrata Police investigated a crash with entrapment at approximately 2:30pm Saturday 8-3-19 in the 700 Block of West Rt. 897, in West Cocalico Township. Investigation determined the 62yr old driver, Anna Hoover of Reinholds, PA was east bound on West Rt. 897 when she apparently suffered a medical...

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Ephrata Police were called at approximately 5:30pm Saturday 8-3-19 for the report of Chickens on the roadway at the intersection of US 322 and US 222. Police found approximately 20 crates containing about 100 chickens laying along the entrance ramp to south bound US 222. The crates did not break...

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Investigators from the Ephrata Police Department have charged Nicole Lyn Crites, 40, of Lebanon, with eight counts of Theft by Unlawful Taking as the culmination of a yearlong investigation into thefts of money and jewelry at Keystone Villa, 100 North State Street, Ephrata Borough. Over the past...

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Ephrata Police arrested Kaylee N. Groff, 21, of Adamstown, for Retail Theft after she failed to pay for $86 worth of merchandise concealed in her satchel at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township on May 25, 2019 at noon. Prior convictions of Retail Theft caused this charge to be a felony...

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Ephrata Police arrested Viktor Yefimov M/31 last known address of Allentown, Pa. for Receiving Stolen Property (a vehicle) following a vehicle stop in the 200 Block of Hahnstown Rd, Ephrata Township. An Ephrata Police officer was on a vehicle stop in the 100 Block of Hahnstown Rd, Ephrata Township...
Ephrata Police arrested Chelsea Beiler F/21 Last known address of Adamstown, PA following an incident Sunday evening in Ephrata Borough. Ephrata Police received a call from a vehicle owner from Pottstown, PA who reported his vehicle was missing since early Sunday afternoon and was reportedly in...

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On Wednesday May 22, 2019 the Ephrata Police received a report that Trevor McNeil had taken his mother's car keys from her by force and had subsequently stolen her car and cash. She was also injured in the struggle, which occurred at her home in the 100 block of Washington Avenue, Ephrata. Officers...

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Investigators from the Ephrata Police Department charged Todd Eric Hauck Jr., 30, of Ephrata, with two counts of Indecent Assault. The charges stem from a report from a female that Hauck sexually assaulted her in April 2019 at a residence in Ephrata Borough. Hauck was arraigned by MDJ Russell and...

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On Friday 8/24/18 at 4:52PM Ephrata Police responded to a Hit and Run collision with injury on East Main St. at Lincoln Ave. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle operated by a 62 year of age Ephrata woman, was travelling east on East Main Street and turned left onto Lincoln Avenue. A silver minivan, south...

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On Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at approximately 8:40pm, the Ephrata Police Dept. received multiple reports of a male subject walking in the travel lanes of Rt. 222 southbound in the area of the Mohler Church Rd. overpass. While responding to the area, police received a report of a person struck by a...

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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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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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The Ephrata Police Department is investigating a vehicle crash involving a car and a motorcycle which occurred at approximately 11:45pm on Thursday, August 2, 2018. It was reported that a motorcycle travelling eastbound on W. Main St. approaching Oak St. struck the rear of a sedan also travelling...

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***Arrest update here: https://lancaster.crimewatchpa.com/ephratapd/10338/arrests/juvenile-juvenile-criminal-mischief-and-2-additional-charges *** On Saturday May 4, 2019, volunteers from a corporate community outreach program painted the exterior of buildings in the Grater Park, 300 Cocalico...
Ephrata Police are investigating a fraud in which the bank account information of an Ephrata area business was compromised. A fraudulent $6,000 check, using the comprised information, was used at home improvement stores in Hanover, Pennsylvania, by the male in the attached pictures. The male was...
On 4/30/19 at 1400 hrs Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident with roll over and entrapment, on Hahnstown Rd. at Glennwood Dr. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Andrei Gortman, 78, of New Holland, pulled from a stop sign on Glennwood Dr. into the path of a vehicle on Hahnstown Rd...

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Ephrata Police are investigating several reports of Theft from Vehicles over the last week. Ephrata Police received several reports from citizens in various areas of Ephrata Borough and Ephrata Township of missing items from their vehicle as well as their vehicle being rummaged through. Thefts are...

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Ephrata Police on Thursday 04-25-19 between 6:30am and 9:30am conducted a speed compliance check in the 600 Block of North State Street, Ephrata Borough. Ephrata Police check the speeds of numerous vehicles in a posted 25mph zone using the ENRADD System. Through the course of three hours Ephrata...

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