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Ephrata Police obtained arrest warrants for two brothers for burglarizing an Adamstown business. Management at Stoudt’s Black Angus, 2800 North Reading Road, Adamstown Borough reported that video surveillance captured two men entering their production facility and stealing seven kegs on January 17...
Ephrata Police want to alert area residences of a telephone scam occurring in the area where the suspect(s) are posing as police officers reporting a relative is in jail and needs bail money. Ephrata Police were notified by an Ephrata Borough resident their elderly mother received a call from a...

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Ephrata Police cited a Myerstown male for throwing eggs at two houses during the evening hours of Saturday 02-04-17 in Ephrata Township. Ephrata Police in the morning hours of 02-05-17 with the assistance of Lancaster City Police after a short investigation were able to determine that Lowell J...
A Lancaster man stole the same security system from Walmart twice in five days. On January 21, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to Walmart for a complaint of a vehicle illegally parked in a handicapped parking space. Upon arriving at Walmart police observed a male entering the car...

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Ephrata Police arrested an Ephrata man for assaulting a five year old child. Dylan M. Croft, 30, of Ephrata was charged with Aggravated Assault, Simple Assault, Terroristic Threats and Endangering the Welfare of Children. Police allege that Croft struck a five year old child several times on the...

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Ephrata Police arrested John W. Gee, 62 of Ephrata, with Simple Assault after responding to his residence for a domestic disturbance in which another family member sustained a minor facial injury. He was arrested and arraigned before MDJ Russell and transported to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of...
Ephrata Police have charged Ashley Rice, age 28, of Manheim, with Retail Theft, following an incident on 10/11/16 at the Walmart in Ephrata Township. Rice selected merchandise from the store and without having paid for the items, returned them for a value of $108.81. Rice will receive a summons.
On September 8, 2016, the Lancaster County Computer Crimes Task Force and the Ephrata Police Department, assisted by the Pennsylvania State Police Central Area Computer Crimes Task Force executed a search warrant in the 100 block of East Fulton Street Ephrata. Pursuant to the search warrant, police...
On Wednesday 12/14/16 at 1745hrs, Megan Ebling, 29 of Ephrata, was charged with Indirect Criminal Contempt after violating a Protection From Abuse Order effective on that date. Ebling was listed as a Defendant on the order which, in part, evicted her from her residence until a future hearing. After...
On Friday December 9, 2016, Ephrata Police received information that a bench warrant was issued for Bethany C. Gee, 19, of Ephrata, for violating bail conditions related to a previous Homicide by Vehicle charge. Ephrata Police contacted Gee’s family and made arrangements for Gee to turn herself in...

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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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On Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at approximately 4:30 AM, the Ephrata Police responded for a report of a vehicle crash involving a car which lost control and struck a utility pole, causing significant damage to both the pole and vehicle. Police determined that Harrison Burnett, 21, of Reinholds, lost...

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On 9/25/16 at 1210 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on East Main Street at Route 222. A vehicle driven by Douglas Adams, age 28, of Birdsboro, was west bound on Main Street and turned left in front of an east bound motorcycle. The operator of the motorcycle was taken to an area...

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On 9/25/16 at 1054 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on West Main Street at Academy drive in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle east bound on Main Street, driven by a 16 year old youth from Akron, turned left in front of an approaching vehicle. The vehicles collided and one struck a...

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On 9/24/16 at 1201 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Hahnstown Rd at Glenwood Dr. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Hannah Nelson, age 23, of Stevens, lost control of her vehicle and struck a utility pole. Nelson was taken to an area hospital with a non-life threatening...

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The Ephrata Police Department assisted with the investigation of a fire that damaged homes in the first block of South Maple Street, Ephrata Borough, on the evening of March 24, 2016. The Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal determined the cause of the fire to be accidental: discarded cigarettes...
The Ephrata Police Department has identified three juveniles as the vandals responsible for this weekend’s spray paint graffiti on the Major Richard D. Winters Memorial Trail. These vandals spray painted graffiti on property on the trail and on adjacent buildings. Upon determining the cleanup costs...
The Ephrata Police Department is investigating spray paint graffiti vandalism to property on and around the Major Richard D. Winters Memorial Trail during the overnight hours on March 18 into March 19, 2016. Black spray paint was used to graffiti property on the trail and adjacent buildings...
Ephrata Police filed Possession of Drug Paraphernalia charges against Kayla M. Bayman, 25, of Columbia and Jessica N. Oberholtzer, 26, of Marietta. On March 5, 2016 at 1724 hours, Ephrata Police were called to a business parking lot in the 800 block of East Main Street, Ephrata Township, after a...
On February 7, 2016 at 1:51 p.m., Ephrata Police culminated a month long investigation into drug activity at the Ephrata Motel, 535 South State Street, Ephrata Borough, with the service of a search warrant. During the search Ephrata Police located over $500 worth of heroin Ephrata Police arrested...

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