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Ephrata Police are investigating a Retail Theft incident which occurred on 11-03-19 around 5:10pm at the Ephrata Wallmart. Police received information from Walmart Asset Protection of two males who walked out of the Walmart with over $900.00 in merchandise and fled upon being stopped. The males...

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The 300 Block of West Main Street (RT322) in Ephrata Borough is closed, east and west bound, due to an incident involving a truck and trailer loosing its load. The road will be closed for an undetermined amount of time, estimated to be several hours, while crews reload the heavy machinery and clear...

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On November 8, 2019 at 3:37 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle collision in the 1200 block of West Main Street, Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by a 23 year old female from Richland entered the opposing lane of travel and struck a tractor-trailer. The female was transported to Lancaster...
Detectives from the Ephrata Police Department recently charged Jove Scott Heller, 27, of Reading, with Unlawful Use of a Computer. In August of 2018, a West Cocalico Township business reported that an employee downloaded key capture software on a business computer. Police conducted a forensic...
Detectives from the Ephrata Police Department recently charged Jeremiah Eugene Doster, 42, of Ephrata, with Possession of Child Pornography and Criminal Use of a Communication Facility. In July 2019, detectives initiated an investigation based on a complaint that Doster had child pornography on...

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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...
Investigators from the Ephrata Police Department have charged a second person in a residential burglary case that occurred during the early morning hours of June 9, 2019 in the 1200 block of Lincoln Road, Ephrata Township. Brandi Marks, 37, of Ephrata, was charged with Burglary, Criminal Conspiracy...

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Ephrata Police charged Barry L. Foltz, III, 36, of Ephrata, with 8 counts of Access Device Fraud for using an acquaintance’s ATM card to defraud her of over $800 during the month of June. Foltz is presumed innocent.
On July 29, 2019 at 9:13 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to a business in the 600 block of South Reading Road, Ephrata Borough, for an intoxicated person. Police found Michael W. Beebe, 50, of Haverford, MD, under the influence of a controlled substance and defying a previous order against trespass...
Ephrata Police arrested Michael Beebe M/50 of Havertown, PA Saturday evening 7-21-19 for Public Intoxication and Possession of a Controlled Substance. Ephrata Police were called around 7:35pm 7-21-19 for a male acting suspicious in the parking lot of the Goodwill Store in the 1100 Block of South...

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Ephrata Police are investigating an accident which occurred on 09-06-18 around 7:45am at the intersection of East Main St (US 322) and Hahnstown Road (off ramp of US 222 north). Ephrata Police found that a vehicle being operated by Donald Mellinger M/83 of Church Ave, Ephrata was eastbound on 322 (...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a smash and grab type burglary that occurred overnight at a convenience store in the 100 block of E. Main St in Reinholds, West Cocalico Township. Thieves broke a large window and entered the store and stole an undetermined amount of cigarettes. Police are reviewing...

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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 Tuesday August 13, 2019 between 6:30 and 9:30 a.m., Ephrata Police conducted a speed enforcement detail in the 300 block of Church Ave. in Ephrata Borough. The speed limit here is 25 miles per hour. Police cited 18 drivers for violations. The high speed was 47 miles per hour.
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 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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On July 30, 2019 at 7:52 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township, for a retail theft. Police charged Ruby L. Kirkland, 49, of Ashland and Mary Ann Hinchey, 49, of Pottsville, with Retail Theft and Conspiracy for failing to pay for $198 worth of merchandise...

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