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On 5/12/17 at 1701 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a one vehicle accident in the first block of S. Line Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A black Saab, driven by Alison Polynone, age 31, of Ephrata, left the roadway, struck and severed a utility pole and rolled over. Polynone was taken to a hospital...

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On 5/11/17 at 0509 hrs, Ephrata Police assisted Lincoln Fire Department with a report of a gas leak at the Burger King Restaurant, 310 N Reading Rd. in Ephrata Township. Out of an abundance of caution, approximately 20 customers and employees were evacuated from the building while the extent of the...
Jacqueline Aument, age 24, of Ephrata, has been charged with Driving Under The Influence of a Controlled Substance and Driving While Privileges Suspended. Aument was stopped by Ephrata Police on April 10th, after police observed her driving poorly in the 1500 block of W. Main St. in Ephrata Borough...
On 5/5/17, Ephrata Police arrested Kayla Thorpe, age 26, of Ephrata, on Fugitive From Justice charges. Thorpe was wanted by the Charlestown South Carolina Sheriff’s Office on a warrant for Receiving Stolen Property and Fraud. Thorpe was transported to Lancaster County Central Arraignment pending...
On 05-04-17 at approximately 5:10pm Ephrata Police responded to a two vehicle accident with entrapment at Schoeneck and Indiantown Road in West Cocalico Township. Ephrata Police were able to determine through witnesses that a blue Ford sedan driven by a 17yr old female from Denver area pulled on to...

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Ephrata Police arrested an Ephrata man for assaulting an eleven year old child. Paul S. Wetter, 43 of Ephrata was charged with Simple Assault. Police allege that Wetter struck the side of the child’s head three times and kicked the child’s leg on the evening of March 14, 2017 at a residence in...
Ephrata Police filed DUI charges against Sarah E. Wills, 33, of Ephrata. On February 22, 2017 at 11:05 p.m. Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident in the first block of East Chestnut Street, Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Wills struck two parked cars. Wills was arrested for DUI. A...
On Monday, March 13, 2017, Ephrata Police arrested William C. Kump, 29, of 63 Reagan Dr. Ephrata, on an outstanding warrant. Kump was wanted by the East Earl Township PD on fraud charges. Police went to Kump's residence and found him hiding in the garage underneath a blanket. He was arrested...
Ephrata Police arrested Zachary R. Hoffman, 26, of Ephrata for suspicion of DUI following a crash which occurred at approximately 3:35am on Sunday, March 12, 2017. Police responded to a one vehicle crash and found that a Ford Edge, driven by Hoffman had crashed into a traffic signal pole at the...

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Ephrata Police charged Kevin N. Kendig, 26, of Lancaster with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. On Sunday March 5, 2017 at 8:03 a.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched the parking lot at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township, for a male passed out in a...

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On 2/24/17 at 1930 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Rt. 222 in Ephrata Township involving a car and a tractor trailer. A car driven by Thomas Manmiller of Denver, PA, was in the left lane tailgating an uninvolved vehicle while trying to pass a tractor trailer. The car moved...

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Ephrata Police conducted a speed compliance check on Monday afternoon 02-20-17 from 2pm to 6pm in the 2800 Block of North Reading Road (Pa.Rt.272) in Adamstown Borough. The speed along this section of North Reading Road is posted 45mph and Ephrata Police were able to stop and issue traffic...

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On 2/21/17 at 1754 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving two vehicles on E Main St. at the intersection of Pleasant Valley Rd. in Ephrata Township. A west bound vehicle, driven by Tanena Binder of Leola, turned left in front of an east bound vehicle driven by Chad Lammer of...

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On February 18, 2017 at 6:07 p.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to the first block of East Main Street, Ephrata Borough for a pedestrian struck. A vehicle driven by Dorothy A. Lykens, 86, of Ephrata struck Silvia Morales Fontanez, 33, of Ephrata, as Fontanez was crossing Main Street in the...
On 2/12/17, Ephrata Police arrested Matthew Hand, age 29, of Coatesville, on an outstanding Chester County Bench Warrant. Hand was wanted for failing to appear on the original charge of providing False Identification to Law Enforcement. Hand falsely identified himself to Ephrata police in an...

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On Monday November 14, 2016 at approximately 7:15 p.m. Ephrata Police investigated a crash that involved a marked police cruiser and a private citizen's vehicle. Aimee Andrew, 20, of Ephrata was stopped on East Main Street, waiting for clearance to make a left turn onto Ridge Avenue when Sergeant...
On October 29, 2016 at 6:21 p.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to the first block of West Main Street, Reinholds for a vehicle accident. Witness statements and crash evidence indicated that a 68 year old Hopeland man was the victim of a medical emergency while he was driving eastbound on West Main...
Ephrata Police hold arrest warrants for Brandon Lee Sweigart, 25, previously of Ephrata. Police allege that in August, Sweigart twice burglarized a laundromat in the 300 block of North Reading Road, Ephrata Township stealing over $2,000. In September, police allege that Sweigart entered a locker...
Detectives from the Ephrata Police Department have filed theft charges against two men after an investigation revealed that they committed thefts at two different Adamstown businesses in late July and early August of this year. Police have charged Timothy James Cuthbert, 55, of Bellefonte, and his...
On September 13, 2016 at 4:40 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to the 800 Block of Clearview Ave, Ephrata Borough for a robbery that just occurred. A 21 year old male from Ephrata reported that, while parked in a parking lot of an apartment building, he met two acquaintances who robbed him at knife...

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