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On June 15, 2017 at 0745 hours East Cocalico Township Police investigated a vehicle accident in the 400 block of East Church Street. The driver of the vehicle, Trevor McNeil, 26, of Ephrata, fled the scene on foot into Ephrata Township. Prior to the crash, warrants existed for the arrest of McNeil...
On 6/13/17 at 0330 hrs., Ephrata Police investigated a report of a female nodding out in the parking lot of a business in the 900 Block Of S. State St. in Ephrata Borough. Police found Tonya Serrano, age 28, of Ephrata and her 18 month old child in the vehicle. Serrano was in possession of...
On 6/12/17 at 2030 hrs, an Ephrata police officer came upon a vehicle accident that just occurred in the first block of E. Main St. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Zachary Bush, age 27, of Gulfport MS, drove into the back of another vehicle that stopped for a pedestrian in the crosswalk. No...
Ephrata Police charged James A. Heist, 42, of Ephrata with three counts of aggravated assault. On June 11, 2017 at 0025 hours, while a patient at Wellspan-Ephrata Community Hospital Emergency Room, Heist became combated and assaulted three members of hospital staff, a doctor, a nurse and a security...

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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...
Ephrata Police recently charged Michelle R. Mentzer, 46, of Ephrata with Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance and Endangering the Welfare of Children. On February 2, 2017 at 8:55 p.m. Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle driven by Mentzer for reckless driving. Two children, ages 3 and...
On Friday, March 24, 2017 at approximately 3:00 PM, the Ephrata Police Department took William James Burns, 29, of New Castle, PA into custody on an outstanding warrant through the Lawrence County Sheriff's Dept. Burn's was transported to Lancaster County Prison to await a transfer to Lawrence...
On Saturday, March, 25, 2017 at 9:35 AM, Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle driven by Jason H. Fulton, 40, of Ephrata. Mr. Fulton was arrested on suspicion of DUI and his BAC was determined to be 0.193%. Mr. Fulton was processed and released and charges were filed before MDJ Russell for DUI and a...

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On Sunday, March 26, 2017 at approximately 3:40 PM, Ephrata Police responded to the Turkey Hill Mini Market at 4 Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township for a report of a vehicle which had driven through a fence and over an embankment. Police arrived to find that a Ford f-250 driven by Daniel A. Eshleman...

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On 4/7/17 at 1429hrs, Ephrata Police responded to an accident involving one vehicle on E. Burkholder Dr. in Ephrata Township, where the vehicle lost control and struck a utility pole. The driver stated he thought there was a spider on his lap and panicked and lost control of the vehicle. The driver...

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On 4/7/17 at 0736hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on N. Reading Rd. at Schoeneck Rd. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Brenda Jordan of Ephrata, proceeded west through a red traffic signal and into the path of a southbound vehicle on N. Reading Rd. Jordan was taken to a...

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On 4/4/17 at 1245 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on RT 322 westbound at RT 222 in Ephrata Township. A west bound utility truck driven by Chris Rapp, age 40, of Wrightsville, struck the back of a funeral hearse slowing for traffic in front of it. The driver was the only occupant...

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On 4/3/17 at 1152hrs Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 800 Block of E. Main St. in Ephrata Township. An eastbound vehicle driven by Edward Wolf, age 65, of Robesonia, turned left into the side of an approaching west bound vehicle. Wolf was transported to a hospital with non-...

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On 3/29/17 at 1606 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving two vehicles at the intersection of N. Academy Dr. and Dawn Ave. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Mary Shober of Ephrata, turned left from Academy Dr. into a vehicle on Dawn Ave. No one was injured in the...

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Ephrata Police filed retail theft and criminal conspiracy charges against Sarah I. Landers, 24, of Lebanon and Kayla M. Kissinger, 21 of Lebanon. Walmart asset protection associates advised Ephrata Police that the pair failed to pay for $872 worth of merchandise on November 5, 2016 at 7:15 p.m...
Ephrata Police are requesting assistance with identifying a retail theft suspect. Walmart asset protection associates indicate that the male in the photograph left the store without paying for $412 in merchandise on the evening of November 25, 2016. If you are able to identify the male, please...
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...

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