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On 04-20-17 at approximately 0945am Ephrata Police investigated a crash involving a straight body truck hauling a load of roofing shingles and two utility poles being snapped. The crash occurred when the truck carrying the shingles missed a turn and upon backing up struck a utility pole which then...

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On Monday 4/17/17 at 2030hrs. Ephrata Police responded to a tip received by TIP 411 and arrested Brandon Rea, age 23, of Ephrata, on an outstanding Lancaster County Bench Warrant. Rea had been wanted for several weeks and was located at a residence on S. Maple St in Ephrata Borough.

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The Lancaster County Coroner’s Officer informed the Ephrata Police Department that at 6:55 p.m. on Friday April 14, 2017, Edward W. Falk, 58, of Lititz, died as a result of injuries he received in a vehicle accident which occurred in Ephrata Township on April 10, 2017. On April 10, 2017 at 2:55 p.m...
On Wed. April 12, 2017 at 5:33pm Ephrata Police responded to a three vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and two other vehicles. A Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Donald Sweigart, 78, of Akron rear ended a Honda motorcycle ridden by Dustin Raysor, 30, of Leola, which then collided with a Honda...

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Ephrata Police on 4-11-17 arrested Amy Lynn Althouse F/32, homeless, for False Identification to Law Enforcement, Drug possession and Drug paraphernalia. Ephrata Police in the early morning hours of 04-09-17 arrested Althouse for possession of drugs (Heroin) and drug paraphernalia following a...

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On Friday, February 17, 2017 at approximately 3:00 AM, the Ephrata Police investigated an incident were two people reportedly discharged firearms in close proximity to houses, one of them shooting the hood and engine compartment of a parked vehicle in the 100 block of Ridge Ave. Police have charged...
Ephrata Police arrested Jeovanny Shultz, M/23, early Saturday morning 3-4-17 after they stopped him for lurking between buildings and a home in the 1300 block of West Main and S. Market Streets In Ephrata Borough. Ephrata Police were in the area of W. Main and S. Market Streets at approximately...
Ephrata Police on 02-26-17 charged Justin M. Caverly m/29 of Ephrata with violation of a Protection From Abuse Order (PFA). The charge is stemming from an incident during the morning hours of 2-26-17 in the 800 block of Greenville Rd, Denver (West Cocalico Twp). Ephrata Police received information...
Vernon L. King Jr. w/m/47, of Ephrata, has been cited for Public Drunkenness. On 2/11/17, Ephrata Police were called to a business in the 1300 block of W. Main St. in Ephrata Borough, for a report of a male holding a bottle of liquor while passed out in a vehicle. Police determined King was not a...
On Friday 2/10/11, Ephrata Police charged James Simmons, w/m/46, of Ephrata, with Possession With Intent To Deliver Marihuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Prohibited Offensive Weapons. Police were called to the Simmons residence in Ephrata Borough by Lancaster County...

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Ephrata Police want to alert area residences of a telephone scam occurring in the area where the suspect(s) are posing as police officers reporting a relative is in jail and needs bail money. Ephrata Police were notified by an Ephrata Borough resident their elderly mother received a call from a...

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Ephrata Police responded for a traffic accident at South Reading Road and Old Mill Road on 01-25-17 at approximately 2:50pm. involving a small sedan and a motorcycle. Investigation revealed the motorcycle driven north bound on S. Reading Rd/272 by Kenneth Oswald M/63 of Lititz, Pa had stopped in a...

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On 1/13/17 at 1448 hrs. Ephrata Police Department responded to a vehicle accident in the 1000 block of Long Lane Rd, Stevens, West Cocalico Township. A 16 year old male from Denver was traveling west at a high rate of speed and lost control of a VW Jetta and struck a tree. A witness reported the...

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The Ephrata Police Department responded to a two vehicle crash at 2:50am on Wed. January 11, 2017 at the Rt.222 southbound off ramp at Rt. 322(E Main St.) A tractor trailer driven by Robert E. Daumer, 55, of Northampton, PA pulled out from the 222 off ramp and was struck by a Dodge minivan driven...
On 1/4/17 at 1753 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 700 Block of West Route 897 Reinholds, in West Cocalico Township. A east bound vehicle driven by Christina Stoltzfus, age 44, of Denver, turned left in front of an approaching vehicle. Stoltzfus and a passenger were...

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Several residents of Martin Ave, Fairview Ave and West Main Street reported that their unlocked vehicles were entered during to overnight hours on September 10, 2016. Small electronics and change were taken. Ephrata Police encourage all residents to lock their vehicles.
Ephrata Police recently filed simple assault charges against Summer Madden, 27, of Ephrata, Justin R. Stark, 24, of Lancaster and Justin M. Thomas, 23, of Ephrata. Madden met a 23 year old Ephrata man on a social media / chat room application. On August 11, 2016 at 2245 hours, the group invited him...
Ephrata Police are investigating a burglary to a business in the 300 block of North Reading Road, Ephrata Township, which occurred during the late evening or overnight hours of August 9, 2016. A large amount of unwrapped change was taken from the office of the business. Police ask anyone who...
The Ephrata Police Department has been made aware of an allegation of animal cruelty involving the treatment of a horse, which is alleged to have occurred on August 2, 2016. The report was made in a timely manner and the investigation began at that time. Officers conducted interviews and follow up...
On July 14, 2016 at 2243 hours, Ephrata Police responded to the 900 block of Glenwood Drive, Ephrata Township for a vehicle accident with entrapment. A silver Scion sports car by Alec Yurchenko, 20, of Duncan, South Carolina struck a utility pole. Yurchenko was trapped in his vehicle for an hour as...

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