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On 7/25/17 at 1324 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving three vehicles in the 1100 block of S. State St (RT 272) in Ephrata Township. A cattle truck, driven by Bryan Weaver, age 21, of Newmanstown PA, failed to stop for stopped traffic and struck the back of one vehicle...

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On 7/20/17 at 1729 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on S. Line Rd. at Indiantown Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A vehicle driven by Ester Hoover, age 59, of Denver, pulled from the stop sign on Indiantown Rd. into the path of a vehicle on S. Line Rd. No one was injured. Both...

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On 7/16/17 at 0154 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 2700 block of N. Reading Rd. in Adamstown Borough. A northbound vehicle, driven by Cody Martin, age 19, of Mohnton, crossed over the oncoming lane, went onto an embankment where it sheared a large business sign and...

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On 7/15/17 at 2237 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 2600 block of W. Route 897 in West Cocalico Township. A westbound vehicle, driven by Alyssa Merkey, age 41, of Reading, crossed over the oncoming lane, sheared a utility pole and crashed into an occupied residence. No one...

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On 7/15/17 at 2027 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident at the intersection of N. Ridge Road and Route 897 in Reinholds, West Cocalico Township. A south bound vehicle, driven by Sarah Kurczewski, age 19, of Mohnton, failed to stop for a STOP sign and struck a vehicle traveling...

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On 4/29/17 at 0845 hrs., Ephrata Police were called for a shirtless male dancing around erratically in a business parking lot in the 400 block of N. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough. Police located the male acting strangely and determined he was under the influence of controlled substances. The male...
On April 25, 2017 Ephrata Police filed charges against Joseph J. Braun, 65, of Lancaster for his involvement in a vehicle accident in November of 2016. On Friday, November 18, 2016 at 4:15pm, Ephrata Police investigated a crash involving two vehicles in the first block of East Mohler Church Road,...
Steven M. Keen, age 32, of Ephrata, has been charged with DUI following an incident on Saturday 4/22/17 at 0220 hrs. Ephrata Police observed a vehicle driving on two flat tires in the 100 block of N State St in Ephrata Borough. The vehicle was stopped in the 300 block where police found Keen...

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On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 the Ephrata Police received information regarding retail theft at Walmart. A citizen reported seeing as male suspect push "a cart full" of items out of the store without paying for them. The caller provided a vehicle description and license plate number. Through...
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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Ephrata Police responded to a roll over vehicle crash in the 300 block of Meadow Valley Road just west of the Royer Road intersection. Police arrived to find a semi-conscious male laying on the roadway outside his overturned small Chevrolet SUV with a dog nearby. Ephrata Police were able to...

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On 4/7/17 at 1631hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a report of a vehicle accident with blocking, involving two vehicles on Rettew Mill Rd. at Meadow Valley Rd. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Nancy Bouder, of Akron, pulled from a STOP sign striking another vehicle on Rettew Mill Rd. No one...

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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 January 30, 2017 at 4:27 p.m. the Ephrata Police Department investigated a two vehicle accident in the 300 block of Ridge Ave, Ephrata Township. Both vehicles, driven by friends and traveling at a high rate of speed, were engaged in a follow the leader type of race and lost control while...
On 01-26-17 at approximately 1025hrs Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving two vehicles at the intersection of Schoeneck and Stevens Roads where one of the vehicles involved struck the house on the corner of the intersection. Ephrata Police investigated the accident and...

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On 01-16-17 at approximately 0953hrs unknown male took over $300.00 worth of merchandise from Ephrata Walmart in the 800 Block of East Main Street. The pictured male was captured by Walmart security exiting the store without paying for the items. If anyone recognizes the male from the surveillance...

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Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle crash with injuries on 01-21-17 at approximately 1255hrs at the intersection of South Reading and Old Mill Roads involving two vehicles. According to report and witnesses a silver Acura SUV, driven by, Peter Amekudzi of Ephrata was attempting to turn left from...

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On January 17, 2017 at 12:32 p.m. a resident of the 100 block of Bethany Road, Ephrata Township, reported that his 2001 van was stolen from his driveway sometime overnight. The keys were in the vehicle. At 3:30 p.m. Ephrata Police, with the assistance of the City of Reading Police, located the...

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