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Ephrata Police responded to a single vehicle crash involving a car which lost control and drove into a wooded area in the 1 st block of East Mohler Church Road in Ephrata Township at approximately 11:29 PM on Friday 8/7/2020. The vehicle was driven by Charlene L Lucas, of Denver, PA. Lucas was...

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On Monday, August, 3, 2020 at 9:31 PM, Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle driven by Thomas M. Stephan, 69, of Kinzers, PA, stemming from a hit & run crash in the 1 st block of N. State St. Ephrata Borough. Mr. Stephan was arrested on suspicion of DUI and his BAC was determined to be 0.136%. Mr...

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Ephrata Police file several charges against Travis L Steinmetz M/32 of Ephrata following an investigation into a hit and run accident that occurred on 7-31-20. On 07-31-20 at around 2:55pm Ephrata Police were called to the 800 block of East Main St for the report of a accident involving a driver...
Ephrata Police on 08-15-20 at approximately 1030am arrested Todd E. Houck M/32 of Ephrata on an outstanding Lancaster County Sheriff's Warrant. Police upon arrest found Houck in possession of several different controlled substances and drug paraphernalia. Houck was turned over to the Lancaster...
Ephrata Police cited Bryson S. Puryear M/25 of Ephrata following a disturbance at at local convenience in the 900 Block of S. State St, Ephrata Borough Saturday 8-15-20 at approximately 9:30am. Puryear reportedly was yelling, made threats toward an employee and spit on various surfaces during the...
Ephrata Police recently charged Matthew A. Rondinella, 20, of Lancaster, with Theft by Unlawful Taking, Possession with Intent to Deliver, and Acquisition of a Controlled Substance by Fraud or Deception. Asset protection representatives at Giant, 850 East Main Street, Ephrata Township, reported...
On Tuesday 08-11-20 Ephrata Police conducted a speed compliance check in the 400 Block of Adamstown Road, Adamstown Borough as well as in the 100 Block of Martin Avenue Ephrata Borough where the speed limit on both roadways is 25 mph. Ephrata Police stopped and cited 6 motorist for exceeding the...

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An Ephrata Borough couple recently reported that they were the victim of a mail based fraud. The couple received a letter that appeared to be from a nationally recognized sweepstakes company. The letter directed them to call a phone number to claim the grand prize, which included a car and weekly...
Catherine White was cited with Harassment (S), stemming from a disturbance that occurred on the 100 block of Washington Ave. Ephrata Borough, on July 27, 2020. White is presumed innocent.
Ephrata Police on 07-22-2020 at approximately 6pm were called to the Sheetz Minit Market in the 800 Block of East Main St (US 322) Ephrata regarding theft of windshield washer fluid. Investigation revealed witnesses observed the female take a bottle of washer fluid from an outside display rack,...

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Ephrata Police charged Matthew J. Bence, 36, of Ephrata with Simple Assault as the result of his involvement in a physical altercation with an acquaintance. The incident occurred at a residence in Ephrata Borough, and Bence is presumed innocent.
Ephrata Police recently charged Michael T. Nagle, 44, of Adamstown with Fleeing or Attempting to Elude Police and multiple traffic violations. On October 21, 2019 at 9:05 p.m., Ephrata Police were conducting a speed enforcement detail in the 100 block of West Main Street, Adamstown Borough, in...
Jenifer Preston
Jennifer M. Preston F/33 of Foal Ct., Lancaster was arrested during the evening hours of 12-07-19 on an outstanding warrant related to a previous Unauthorized use of Motor Vehicle investigation from July, 2019. Ephrata Police in July 2019 investigated a complaint of a vehicle not being returned to...
Michael Hanna
Ephrata Police arrested Michael Hanna M/47 last known address of Akron, PA early Saturday morning around 0500hrs on an outstanding Lancaster County Sheriff's warrant. Ephrata Police received a complaint of a male possibly sleeping in the bathroom at the McDonald's on North Reading Rd, Ephrata...

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Cameron Henry
Ephrata Police arrested Cameron A. Henry M/19 early Saturday morning around 0030hrs following a disturbance call in the 100 block of Tom Avenue, Ephrata Borough. Police were called for a fight in progress and upon arrival, although the fight was dispersed, encountered an injured male identified as...
On Tuesday December 3, 2019, Ephrata Police arrested Cameron C. Schulze, 22, of Ephrata, as the result of a two-day investigation into a weekend crime spree in the Ephrata area. Police allege that on the weekend of November 30, Schulze burglarized a home in the 800 block of Glenwood Drive, Ephrata...

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On October 23, 2019 at 11:00p.m., Ephrata Police responded to a disturbance in the 100 block of Meadow Valley Road, Ephrata Township. A resident reported that an acquaintance, Gregory A. Fleming II, pushed his way into the house and struck, kicked and choked her. Police arrested Fleming II, 25, of...
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...
Ephrata Police arrested Brent Bowman M/49 of Ephrata, on 10-26-19 after being called for a suspicious male on the property of an apartment complex in the 800 block of West Main St. Ephrata Police arrested Bowman on an outstanding Lancaster County Sheriff's warrant. Bowman was turned over to...

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On 01-20-18 at approximately 2:25pm Ephrata Police responded to a two vehicle crash at the intersection of N. Academy Drive and Martin Avenue. Ephrata Police determined that vehicle driven by Warren Somers 61 of Boyertown, Pa pulled from Martin Avenue into the intersection with N. Academy and into...

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On 01-20-18 at approximately 5:10pm Ephrata Police responded to a two vehicle crash at the intersection of N. Academy Drive and Fairview Avenue. Ephrata Police determined that a vehicle driven by Vera Timoshkin F/60 of Akron was south bound on N. Academy and for unknown reason crossed into the...

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Ephrata Police responded to a three car vehicle accident on Friday 1-19-18 at approximately 4:00pm at the intersection of East Main St (US322) and Pleasant Valley Road. A vehicle driven by Matthew J. Bence M/34 of W. Fulton St, New Holland, was east bound when he struck the rear of vehicle driven...

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On 1/18/18 at 1213 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident on Indiantown Rd. at S. Line Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A pickup truck driven by a 59 year old Stevens man crossed the center line and left the roadway in the 1300 block of Indiantown Rd. The vehicle struck and sheared a...

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Please help us find the white 2016 Jeep which fled the scene after striking a silver Ford Taurus in Ephrata Borough early Sunday morning. Police are investigating a hit and run crash which happened around 4:15 this morning in the 100 block of Church Ave. A parked Ford Taurus was struck and pieced...

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Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident at approximately 1:30pm on 12-27-17 at the intersection of S. Reading Road and S. Academy Drive involving vehicles driven by a 17yr old male from Denver, PA and Shanon M. Zumwalt F/44 of Denver,PA. Investigation determined the 17yr old male was...

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Ephrata Police at approximately 1120am on 12-22-17 responded to a vehicle accident involving two vehicles at the intersection of Bethany and Parkview Heights Roads. Investigation revealed that vehicle driven by Jan Crytser M/76 of New Providence, PA was stopped on Parkview Heights Road and then...

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On 12/15/17 at 1750 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 100 block of S. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Colby Randall, age 32, of Ephrata, slid off the roadway and into a utility pole, breaking the pole and bringing utility wires down. Randall was not...

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Ephrata Police were called for a report of a vehicle crash on Rt. 222 Northbound at approximately 12:30 am on Tuesday morning. Upon arriving, police discovered a tanker tractor trailer hauling milk which had driven off the right side of the road, down an embankment and into a wooded area. The truck...

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Ephrata Police responded to a one vehicle crash in the 100 Block of Parkveiw Heights Road Saturday evening around 9:20pm where the vehicle was overturned. The driver, Jeremiah Stoltzfoos M/19 of Lititz, PA reported he was east bound when he attempted to negotiate a curve in the roadway but lost...

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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...
The investigation in to a dumpster fire, which occurred on July 4, 2019 at 10:53 p.m., has resulted in charges against two local men. The fire, which destroyed the dumpster and an enclosure at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, caused $4,416 in damage. Police used surveillance video to determine...
Ephrata Police arrested Joselyn Colon-Antonetty F/42 and Cesar Pua-Moran M/34 both of Reading, Pa on 7-24-19 for Retail Theft following and incident at the Ephrata Walmart. Ephrata Police were called by the Ephrata Walmart Asset Protection around 0945hrs for a female and male involved in a...

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On July 5, 2019 at 9:27 p.m., Ephrata Police investigated a report of vandalism to the Grater Community Park, 300 Cocalico Street, Ephrata Borough. Vandals damaged a park sign, bleachers and a bench and ripped a soap dispenser and paper towel holder off the wall in the restroom. A witness assisted...
Ephrata Police on 07-18-19 between 6:30am and 9:30am conducted a Speed Compliance Check in the area of Main and Broad Streets of Adamstown Borough. Ephrata Police stopped numerous vehicles in the area for exceeding the posted 25mph Speed Zone with the highest speed timed at 39mph in the 25mph zone.

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On 6/29/19 at 1419 hrs. Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Schoeneck Rd. at Indiantown Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A vehicle driven by Nicolas Forte, 19, of North Wales PA, pulled from a STOP sign into the path of a utility van on Schoeneck Rd. The van flipped onto its side and...

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On June 27, 2019 between 6:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., Ephrata Police conducted a speed compliance check on Old Mill Road at Opal Street, Ephrata Borough. The speed limit is 25 miles per hour. Police issued citations to nineteen drivers. The speed of drivers cited ranged from 40 mph to 61 mph.
On June 27, 2019 at 6:15 p.m., Ephrata Police arrested two homeless people for burglarizing an acquaintance’s residence while the owner was out of town on vacation. Lily Ann Fernandez, 26, and Gabriel Bond Kunu, 25, were charged with Burglary and Criminal Conspiracy. Fernandez and Kunu accessed the...
Ephrata Police on 06-20-19 conducted a Speed Compliance Check in the first block of Hahnstown Road, Ephrata Township a Posted 35mph Zone. Ephrata Police stopped and issued traffic citations to over 15 motorist for speeding in the 35mph zone with the highest speeding citation issued for 62mph in the...

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