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On Saturday, March 07, 2020 at approximately 1317 hours the Ephrata Police Department was dispatched to a three vehicle crash on route 322 east (East Main Street) near the on ramp to S/R 222 south bound. The three vehicles involved were all traveling east bound on route 322. D. Zimmerman of East...

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The Ephrata Police Department is investigating the theft of a Honda ATV that occurred between 03/06/2020 and 03/07/2020. The ATV is described as a Honda TRX400EX, red in color with a push bar attached to the front. If anyone has information about the theft or the whereabouts of the ATV please...

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On Saturday, March 07, 2020 at approximately 1219 hrs Ephrata Police Officers investigated a three vehicle crash in the 500 block of East Main Street. A Ford sedan driven by J. Reamer of Mifflinburg, PA was traveling east bound when he failed to observe stopped traffic in front of him. Reamer rear-...
Ephrata Police recently charged four Philadelphia area men with burglarizing a vendor’s stand at Green Dragon, 955 North State Street, Ephrata Township. The vendor reported that, during the early morning hours of September 15, 2019, the storage area of his stand was burglarized and 40 boxes of...

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Ephrata Police recently charged Calvin Lee Rupp, 30, of Akron, with several crimes he committed in the Ephrata area. Rupp was charged with Simple Assault for assaulting an acquaintance on January 29, 2020 in the 700 block of Primrose Lane, Ephrata Township. Rupp was charged with Theft of a Motor...

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Fugitive From Justice, Matthew Scott Patterson M/36 of Denver, PA attempted to elude capture Wednesday evening 09-18-19 around 9:50pm after being stopped for traffic violations. Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in the 200 Block of Church Ave, Ephrata Wednesday evening and...
On 9-9-19 around 8:00pm New Holland Police found Scott Paul Hammer M/45 in the 500 Block of E. Main St, New Holland after responding to a disturbance incident. Hammer had been wanted by Ephrata Police since 8-26-19 for Indecent Exposure and Disorderly Conduct. Hammer was charged on 7-24-19...
***UPDATED INFORMATION*** September 26, 2019. Additional investigation has revealed that the handgun was not, in fact, stolen, but belonged to the defendant. The Theft by Receiving Stolen Property charge has been dismissed. Mr. Fields is presumed innocent. Ephrata police have filed charges against...
Ephrata Police cited Lavern H. Millisock 57/M of Ephrata with Disorderly Conduct following a disturbance in a local restaurant in downtown Ephrata on Friday 8-30-19 at approximately 1635hrs. Police received calls from restaurant manager and citizen of a male yelling and upsetting customers inside...
On Aug. 24, 2019, Ephrata Police charged James J. O'Donnell, DOB 05/02/1974, with violating a Protection From Abuse order related to an incident which was reported to police on the same day. O'Donnell was arrested on 08/25/19 and arraigned before MDJ Sponaugle. He was released on $10,000 unsecured...

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On 9/27/18 Ephrata Police are investigating an overnight burglary and theft at a farm on Stevens Rd. in Ephrata Township. During the overnight hours, unknown actors entered unlocked barns and workshop areas and stole numerous automotive type batteries from tractors and farm equipment, as well as...

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Ephrata Police are investigating an accident which occurred on 09-06-18 around 7:45am at the intersection of East Main St (US 322) and Hahnstown Road (off ramp of US 222 north). Ephrata Police found that a vehicle being operated by Donald Mellinger M/83 of Church Ave, Ephrata was eastbound on 322 (...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a smash and grab type burglary that occurred overnight at a convenience store in the 100 block of E. Main St in Reinholds, West Cocalico Township. Thieves broke a large window and entered the store and stole an undetermined amount of cigarettes. Police are reviewing...

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On Friday 8/24/18 at 4:52PM Ephrata Police responded to a Hit and Run collision with injury on East Main St. at Lincoln Ave. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle operated by a 62 year of age Ephrata woman, was travelling east on East Main Street and turned left onto Lincoln Avenue. A silver minivan, south...

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On Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at approximately 8:40pm, the Ephrata Police Dept. received multiple reports of a male subject walking in the travel lanes of Rt. 222 southbound in the area of the Mohler Church Rd. overpass. While responding to the area, police received a report of a person struck by a...

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The Ephrata Police Department has concluded the investigation of an encounter between two school-aged students and the driver of a green truck, which occurred on the afternoon of September 18, 2019. The students reported that the driver invited them into his vehicle and asked them to accompany him...
The Ephrata Police Department is investigating an encounter between two school-aged students and the driver of a green Dodge truck on the afternoon of September 18, 2019 near the Fulton Elementary School. The verbal encounter reportedly involved an older white male with gray hair and glasses, who...
Ephrata Police received a complaint from a representative of the high-end fashion brand Louis Vuitton that underpriced, counterfeit fashion items were being sold in bulk by two vendors at Green Dragon Market, 955 North State Street, Ephrata Township. The representative of the fashion brand...
The Ephrata Police - along with members of Lincoln Fire Company, Pioneer and Durlach & Mt. Airy Fire Police, and Ephrata Community Ambulance - responded to a one-vehicle crash in the 100 Block of Meadow Valley Road on Thursday September 13, 2019 at 2:44 p.m. The investigation revealed that the...
Ephrata Police are investigating several thefts from unlocked vehicles, which occurred during the overnight hours of September 3 into September 4, in the area of Tom Ave and Bethany Road. Vehicle owners reported cash, electronics and clothing taken from their unlocked vehicles. If you witness...

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