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On November 29, 2018 at 1:07 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident with entrapment in the 1100 block of West Main Street, Ephrata Borough. A SUV struck a utility pole entrapping the driver. All three occupants were transported to Hershey Medical Center with varying degrees of injury...
Ephrata Police are investigating a vehicle accident that occurred on November 27, 2018 at 4:14 p.m. in the 3100 block of North Reading Road, Adamstown Borough. A northbound car entered the opposing lane for an unknown reason and collided head-on with a southbound tractor-trailer. The driver of the...
On the morning of November 23, 2018, the Ephrata Police Department posted to Crimewatch and social media sites that a warrant existed for Ferdinand Michel III. On the morning of November 27, 2018, Michel turned himself in to the Ephrata Police. Michel is accused of stealing a wallet from the office...
On Saturday, November 17, 2018 at approximately 11:35pm, Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle in the 800 block of E Main St. in Ephrata Twp. The vehicle was operated and owned by Ryan J. Murphy, 38, of Ephrata. Murphy was stopped after he was observed operating the vehicle with a suspended driver’s...
On Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at approximately 7:15pm, Ephrata Police responded to a report of a suspicious activity in progress in the driveway of a residence in the 700 block of E Main St. in Ephrata Twp. Officers found a vehicle parked in the driveway which was occupied by three individuals...

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Ephrata Police recently charged Jeremiah E. Doster, 40, of Ephrata, with crimes related to child pornography. The Ephrata Police Department, along with members from the Lancaster County Computer Forensics Unit, executed a search warrant at Doster’s residence in the 1100 block of Steinmetz Road,...
On August 8, 2018, at 3:15pm, Ephrata Police responded to 233 Boomerang Dr. in Ephrata Borough to attempt to serve a Lancaster County bench warrant on David M. Groff, DOB 12/28/1979. Groff was located at the residence and taken into custody for the probation violation warrant. He was turned over to...
On August 6, 2018, at 11:11am, Ephrata Police responded to a crash on Rt. 222 N at mile marker 41 for a crash involving an SUV and a dump truck. The driver of the dump truck(a commercial vehicle) was requested to submit to a blood test for alcohol and controlled substances pursuant to the PA...

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On August 29, 2018 the Ephrata Police Dept. received a complaint regarding a theft of a surveillance camera off of a porch. Investigation revealed that Mary A Shober, 68, of Emerald Ave. Ephrata, removed a wireless surveillance camera from the porch of another residence on the same street. The...

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On September 7, 2018 at 12:15pm Ephrata Police responded to Walmart, 890 E Main St. Ephrata, for a shoplifter in custody. It was reported that Chase E. Gilbert, 28, of Ephrata, took three items of clothing and a computer with an approximate total value of $700. Gilbert was arraigned before MDJ...

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On 5/24/18 at 2311hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 1700 Block of Lincoln Gardens Rd. in Ephrata Township. The investigation revealed a Ford Mustang driven by Paul Lukridge, 43, of Ephrata, drove off the right side of the road way and struck a utility pole. Lukridge was not...

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On 5/6/18 at 1424hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident on Wenger Drive in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Kate Raski, age 36, of Ephrata, swerved into the oncoming lane and struck an approaching vehicle on the side, pushing it over the curb. Raski’s vehicle came to rest...

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On 4/25/18 at 1715hrs, Ephrata Police were called to investigate a complaint of an open burning ordinance violation in the 100 block of East Main St. in Adamstown Borough. Police attempted to identify the violator who falsely identified himself several times. Police continued the investigation on...
Ephrata Police investigated a hit and run accident which occurred on South State St at Main St Friday 4-13-18 around 5:40pm. Ephrata Police learned from the driver of a gray Ford, Karen Sweigart that she was in traffic on S. State Street when she was struck in the rear bumper by a dark blue Jeep...

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Ephrata Police responded to the intersection of Schoeneck Road and Indiantown Road, West Coclaico Township Wednesday evening 4-4-18 around 9pm for a vehicle accident with injuries involving two SUV vehicles. Police investigation found that a vehicle being driven by Sandra Styer-Martin F/62 of...

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Ephrata Police responded to the Goodwill Store in the 1100 block of South Reading Road (PA Rt 272) around 5pm on Wednesday 9-19-18 for a Shoplifting in progress. Store employees reported a female in process of taking several items and is accompanied by two males. Police arrived and found Varah M...

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Ephrata Police investigated a one vehicle crash at approximately 4:30am Sunday 09-16-18. A small Ford SUV was traveling west in the 600 Block of East Main St and collided with a Jeep Cherokee legally parked along the north side of the 600 block of East Main St. Both vehicles sustained extensive...

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Ephrata Police recently completed an investigation into the March 2018 planning of an assault of an Ephrata High School student. During the comprehensive investigation, police interviewed multiple students, collected evidence including a knife and notes, and forensically search cellular phones. The...
On the morning of September 11, 2018, Ephrata Police served a search warrant on a residence in the first block of East Chestnut Street, Ephrata Borough, in a quest to locate illegally possessed firearms. As a result of the search, Ephrata Police detectives charged Frank E. Gaston III, 41, of...
Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle in a parking area in the First Block of East Main St Ephrata on 09-06-17 around 0845am following a report from the vehicle owner the driver, Troy Davis-Spade M/26 failed to return her vehicle after borrowing it the previous evening. Ephrata Police spotted the...

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