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On 9/29/16 at 1142 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 400 block of N. Ridge Rd. in West Cocalico Twp. A vehicle driven by Samantha Matesig, age 20, of Reinholds, was traveling too fast for the wet road conditions and left the roadway and struck a utility pole. Matesig was...

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On 9/28/16 at 0856 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on W. Main St. at Cresent Ave. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Elva Stauffer, age 90, of Ephrata, failed to stop for vehicles stopped in traffic and struck one vehicle pushing it into the next vehicle. Two people...

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On 9/29/16 at 1354 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 500 block of N. Ridge Rd. in West Cocalico Township. Emily Oberholtzer, age 24, of Reinholds, drove her vehicle too fast for the wet road conditions and lost control of her vehicle striking an embankment and overturning...

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Ephrata Police have filed charges in a West Cocalico Township Theft Investigation. A resident of Sandy Hill Road, West Cocalico Township reported that over the past two months over $3,000 was taken from his residence. The resident suspected that the lady who cleans his house took the money. Ephrata...

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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...

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On 7/8/15, at 0534 hrs. Ephrata Police investigated a domestic violence incident that occurred in the 100 Block of N. State St. Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed Diane Reed, age 25, of Ephrata, stabbed her boyfriend in the arm during an argument and fled the scene. The victim was treated...
UPDATE: Santos-Vargas has been extradited to Pennsylvania and is housed at Lancaster County Prison after failing to post a $400,000 bail. Tito Santos-Vargas, 48, previously of Ephrata, was apprehended on the evening of July 3, 2015 in Wilmington, DE after Ephrata Police received a tip about his...
On 7/4/15, at 1211 hrs, Ephrata Police were dispatched to the 600 Block of S. Reading Rd. for subjects in a vehicle who appeared to be under the influence of narcotics. One of the subjects was identified at Misty Lynn Oberholtzer, age 35, of Denver PA. Oberholtzer was taken into custody and turned...

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On 7/4/15, at 0548 hrs, Michael Christian Dooley, age 38, of Akron, was found passed out from intoxication on the Ephrata Rail Trail. Dooley was taken into custody,cited and released after a sobering period.
An investigation into string of broken window business burglaries, which occurred in May 2015, has resulted in charges being brought against an Ephrata man. Ephrata Police charged David Michael Wood, 28, of Ephrata with four counts of Burglary and two counts of Criminal Mischief. Police allege that...

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