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Ephrata Police were called to the first block of East Pine Street on 06-28-18 at approximately 5:30am for a group of people in the street acting suspiciously. Police arrived to find four people hanging around vehicles who reportedly "just dropped off a friend". Police found a male, Jack B. Marks M/...
Ephrata Police charged Mary Weaver, 26, of New Providence, Jesse L. Herr, 21, of New Providence and a 15-year-old female from Ephrata with Retail Theft. Police allege that the trio stole over $200 in merchandise from K-Mart, Walmart and Turkey Hill on the evening of June 10, 2018.
Ephrata Police are investigating a theft of an ATV from a residence on in the 3000 Block of Rothsville Road, Ephrata Township which was later recovered in a wooded area (Heatherwood Park) to the east of the Rail Trail in Ephrata Borough. Ephrata Police were called to a residence on Rothsville Road...
On 6/25/18 at 1416 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving roll-over in the 800 block of Rettew Mill Rd. in Ephrata Township. A Nissan SUV driven by Richard Griffe, 60, of Ephrata, left the roadway for an unknown reason, struck a large tree and rolled over several times coming...

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Ephrata Police were called to the 700 Block of East Main St 4-13-18 around 6:20pm regarding a disturbance involving an argument between a male and female. Police were able to quelling the situation however while still on scene the male again became aggressive making threats and began to damage the...
On Sunday, 3/18/2018, at 630 p.m., the Ephrata Police investigated a hit and run crash at the intersection of Rothsville Road and Main Street, Ephrata Township. The investigation revealed that Brian K. Miller, 45, Lititz, struck a vehicle driven by Brenda B. Mateyak, 57, Ephrata, after running a...
A resident of the 100 block of Cherry Street, Ephrata Borough, reported to Ephrata Police that an acquaintance, Felicia M. Nellius, 21, of Eleverson, had fraudulently used her credit card account number. Nellius stated that the victim allowed her to use her credit card in the past for a ride...
Ephrata Police recently charged Jesse A. Andrew, 23, of Denver, with Theft. In December of 2017, an automotive maintenance business in 100 Block of Garden Spot Road, Ephrata Township, reported that approximately $19,000 worth of automotive parts, specifically bronze castor shims, were missing from...

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On 3/30/2018, The Ephrata Police Department with assistance of Lancaster County Drug Task Force conducted an investigation into an alleged sexual activity for profit at “Therapeutic Massage of Ephrata,” a business located at 17 N State Street, Ephrata, PA. An undercover detective of Lancaster...

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On 11/28/17 Ephrata Police took two subjects into custody on outstanding Lancaster County bench warrants. Ryan Finkbinder, age 37, was located at a vacant house in the 400 Block of N. State St. in Ephrata Borough. Linette Roonan, age 31, of Lititz, was located in the 100 Block of N Reading Rd. in...
Ephrata Police are investigating a Hit and Run accident that occurred around 3:00pm on 11-21-17 in the 100 block of South Reading Road (PA. 272) near the Blue Ridge Cable TV Office and Royer's Flower Shop. Ephrata Police received information from a female driver from Akron, PA who reported she was...

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Ephrata Police responded to a single vehicle crash involving a car which lost control, overturned and struck the porch of a home in the 500 block of North State Street in Ephrata Borough at approximately 3:09 AM on Saturday morning. The vehicle was driven by James P. Faish, of Ephrata. He suffered...

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On 11/4/17 at 1856 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving two vehicles on the ramps between RT 272 south and RT 322 east. A vehicle driven by Jeremy Getz, age 47, of Ephrata, crossed the double yellow center line and struck an oncoming vehicle. No one was injured in the...

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On 11/4/17 at 0050 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a one vehicle accident on N. Ridge Rd. at Resh Rd. in West Cocalico Township. David Hoffman, age 60, of Lebanon, stated he swerved to miss a deer and lost control of his vehicle. Hoffman’s vehicle left the roadway on a turn and struck and sheared...

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Ephrata Police responded to a multi-car accident in the 400 Block of East Main St (US 322) Monday evening 2-26-18 at approximately 8:25pm. Several witnesses reported a large white SUV traveling at a high rate of speed struck several vehicles parked along the north side of the 400 Block of East Main...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at Green Dragon Market and Auction, 955 North State Street, Ephrata Township during the early morning hours of February 8, 2018. At least two subjects entered buildings, destroyed cash registers and stole cash. Since vendors generally do not...
Ephrata Police charged Michael T. Sweetwood, 20, of Ephrata, and Tyler N. Sweetwood, 21, of Ephrata, with Retail Theft, Theft by Deception and Conspiracy. Walmart asset protection reported to Ephrata Police that the brothers entered on the Ephrata Township store on two separate dates in late...
On January 13, 2018, a resident of the first block of East Pine Street, Ephrata Borough, reported that a 9mm handgun was stolen from the residence. On February 1, 2018, Ephrata Police arrested Jonathan Carpenter, 24, of Ephrata, on an outstanding bench warrant in the 700 block of South State Street...
Ephrata Police responded on 2-13-18 at approximately 3:10pm for a vehicle accident in the 500 block of East Main St (US 322) involving two vehicles with one vehicle rolled over onto its roof. Ephrata Police determined that a Honda sedan driven by Prudencio Aviles Jr 42/M, from Cotton St, Reading...

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