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On 1/13/17 at 1448 hrs. Ephrata Police Department responded to a vehicle accident in the 1000 block of Long Lane Rd, Stevens, West Cocalico Township. A 16 year old male from Denver was traveling west at a high rate of speed and lost control of a VW Jetta and struck a tree. A witness reported the...

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On January 13, 2017 at 8:38 a.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Middle Creek Road, Ephrata Township, for a one vehicle accident. The vehicle, which was occupied by only the driver, struck a tree. The driver, a 17 year old male from Ephrata, was transported to Lancaster General...
The Ephrata Police Department is investigating overnight burglaries at two Ephrata businesses. During the early morning hours of January 11, 2017, unknown suspects entered the Lynda’s Deli / Sunoco convenience store at 477 North Reading , Ephrata Township and Ephrata Beverage Mart, 36 North Reading...
Ayssa M. Luzi F/27 of Coatsville, Pa. was arrested approximately 2350hrs on 1-10-17 on an outstanding Berks County Sheriff's Warrant. Luzi was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped at East Main St and Lake Street, Ephrata for a traffic violation. Luzi was taken into custody without incident and...
The Ephrata Police Department responded to a two vehicle crash at 2:50am on Wed. January 11, 2017 at the Rt.222 southbound off ramp at Rt. 322(E Main St.) A tractor trailer driven by Robert E. Daumer, 55, of Northampton, PA pulled out from the 222 off ramp and was struck by a Dodge minivan driven...

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Van Lee Reitz, 68, of 7 Oaklawn Blvd. Ephrata was arrested for trespassing after police were called to the Ephrata VFW post for a disturbance involving Reitz, who was refusing to leave the premises. Reitz refused to leave the premises when directed to by staff and police. He was physically removed...
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.

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