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On 07/14/2019, the two pictured suspects used the credit card information belonging to an Ephrata area resident at three Walmart stores located in Ephrata, Elverson, and Reading PA. While in the stores, the suspects purchased 15 Visa gift cards for a total value of over $7,500. Please contact...
Ephrata Police have concluded the investigation into a near drowning of a child on June 1, 2019 at the Ephrata Community Pool, 435 Cocalico Street, Ephrata Borough. Police have charged Casilda Barrera de Rodriguez, 42, of Lebanon, with Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Police allege that Barrera...
Ephrata Police investigated a crash with entrapment at approximately 2:30pm Saturday 8-3-19 in the 700 Block of West Rt. 897, in West Cocalico Township. Investigation determined the 62yr old driver, Anna Hoover of Reinholds, PA was east bound on West Rt. 897 when she apparently suffered a medical...

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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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Investigators from the Ephrata Police Department have charged Nicole Lyn Crites, 40, of Lebanon, with eight counts of Theft by Unlawful Taking as the culmination of a yearlong investigation into thefts of money and jewelry at Keystone Villa, 100 North State Street, Ephrata Borough. Over the past...

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On 4/22/19, Ephrata Police arrested Ryan Asquith, 30, of Ephrata, at a residence in the first block of S. Maple St. in Ephrata Borough. Asquith was wanted by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s office on an outstanding bench warrant. Asquith was turned over to the Lancaster County Sherriff office.
Ephrata Police arrested Amanda E. Becker F/25 of Westpointe Dr, Ephrata, around 4:00am on 4-22-19 following several calls for a disturbance in the area of her address on Westpointe Dr. Becker was found to be intoxicated, yelling and disturbing the neighborhood at 4am Monday morning. Becker was...
On Friday, April 19, 2019 at approximately 1:35pm, Ephrata Police responded to Walmart for a retail theft report. Loss Prevention employees reported that Nicole M. McCollum, 41, of Landisville changed price tags and failed to scan items while utilizing the self-checkout leading to a theft of...

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Ephrata Police recently charged Jamie R. Strasser, 25, of Ephrata with Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance. On February 26, 2019 at 1:36 p.m., police investigated a vehicle crash in the 300 block of North Reading Road, Ephrata Township. A southbound vehicle driven by Strasser...
Ephrata Police arrested Winfield S. Noden III M/61 Wednesday around 2:30pm 4-17-19 following a disturbance at the Weis Market 300 Block of N. Reading Rd. Ephrata. Noden was found at the Weis market area where he caused a disturbance and was intoxicated. Noden was arrested without incident for...

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On 7/18/18 at 1340 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident on W. Main St. at Academy Dr. in Ephrata Borough. A work van driven by Michael Sullivan, 27, of Souderton PA, was east bound on Main St., when Sullivan was distracted by reaching for a water bottle. Sullivan’s vehicle proceeded...

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On July 15, 2018 at 7:30am, the Ephrata Police received a report of a theft from a vehicle parked in the parking lot of the Hampton Inn, 380 E Main St. Ephrata Borough. The person reported that a laptop computer, bag containing personal items and some cards and gifts were stolen from the vehicle...

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On Tuesday, July 17, 2018 between 7:00am and 9:30am the Ephrata Police Department conducted speed enforcement in the first block of East Main St. in Reinholds. Police cited 14 drivers with speeding offences. Violations ranged from 40-47mph in the posted 25mph speed zone and violations occurred in...

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On 7/8/18 at 1911 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a hit and run type vehicle accident in the 600 block of E. Main St. in Ephrata Borough. Witnesses, and the 57 year old male driver of a Chevrolet Equinox reported he was stopped and waiting to make a left turn when he was struck from behind by...

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On 7/5/18 at 1503hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on S. State St. at N. 11th St. in Ephrata Township. The accident involved three vehicles travelling south on S. State St. A vehicle driven by Sidney Dundon, 19, of Leola, struck the back of another vehicle that was stopping for a...

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Ephrata Police recently charged the second suspect in the December 16, 2108 burglary of the Sunoco convenience store in the 100 block of East Main Street, West Cocalico Township. Police charged a 17-year-old male from Denver with Burglary, Criminal Conspiracy, Theft and Criminal Mischief. Charges...
On April 3, 2019 at 9:04 a.m., Ephrata Police and local emergency services were dispatched to a vehicle accident with entrapment on Route 222 southbound at mile marker 41 in Ephrata Township. 911 callers reported that a box truck left the roadway and struck a tree. Upon arriving at the scene,...
Ephrata Police over the last several days have conducted speed compliance checks in Ephrata and West Cocalico Townships resulting in 25 speeding citations being issued to motorist. Ephrata Police conducted a speed compliance check in the 500 Block of Stevens Road, Ephrata Township on Tuesday...

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Ephrata Police along with the Lincoln Fire Company responded around 4:25am on 3-27-19 to a parking lot in the 100 Block of North Reading Road for a vehicle fire. Ephrata Police received a call from a citizen reporting he found a vehicle on fire as he was driving pass a shopping plaza in the 100...

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On March 19, 2019 at 7:45 p.m. Ephrata Police received a complaint of a sinkhole opening in the roadway near the intersection of Henn Ave. and Rothsville Road. Ephrata Borough Public Works Department has closed Henn Ave from Niss Ave. to Rothsville Road. Public Works crews are investigating the...

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