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Ephrata Police have charged Anna Marie Shreiner, 24, last known address in Strasburg, PA, with Terroristic Threats and Threat to Use Weapons of Mass Destruction as the result of the investigation into on bomb threat at Magisterial District Judge Russell’s Office, 609 East Main Street, Ephrata...
Ephrata Police arrested Brittney M. Morales F/27 of Cherry Alley, Schoeneck, PA for felony Retail Theft following an investigation into numerous retail thefts at the Weis Markets, 300 Block of North Reading Road, Ephrata. Ephrata Police received information from Weis Market Loss Prevention officer...
7/21/21 - The runaway teen has been located. The Ephrata Police Department is asking for help from the public in locating a runaway juvenile. Bianca Marchino, 16, of Ephrata was last seen on the evening of July 9, 2021. Hours later, her family noticed that she had left the house and reported her as...

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Ephrata Police arrested Brittney M. Morales F/27 of Cherry Alley, Schoeneck, PA for felony Retail Theft following an investigation into numerous retail thefts at the Weis Markets, 300 Block of North Reading Road, Ephrata. Ephrata Police received information from Weis Market Loss Prevention officer...
Between 6/17/21 to 6/19/21, Ephrata police investigated multiple complaints against Joshua T. Shannon M/28 of Ephrata, in or near the 100 block of Church Ave. Ephrata. Ephrata Police subsequently filed charges against Shannon for his actions relating to: operating a vehicle while his driving...
Ephrata Police arrested Hayley Diane Turner F/24 of Ephrata for Retail Theft following an incident at the Walmart, 800 block of East Main Street, Ephrata. Walmart asset protection reported that Turner walked out of Walmart failing to pay for several items with a value of $193.75. Turner was issued...
Ephrata Police arrested Joshua A. Gilotte M/35 of Ephrata for Retail Theft following an incident at the Weis Market 300 Block of North Reading Road, Ephrata. Weis Market asset protection reported Gilotte walked out of the Weis Market failing to pay for several items with a value of $30.00. Gilotte...

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Ephrata Police arrested Michelle Stauffer F/41 of Lititz for Retail Theft and possession of Drug Paraphernalia following an incident at the Weis Markets in the 300 block of North Reading Rd, Ephrata. Weis Market employees called the Ephrata Police around 5pm on Thursday 6-24-21 for a female,...
Ephrata Police have charged Anna Marie Shreiner, 24, last known address in Strasburg, PA, with Terroristic Threats and Threat to Use Weapons of Mass Destruction as the result of the investigation into on bomb threat at Magisterial District Judge Russell’s Office, 609 East Main Street, Ephrata...
Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Ferdinand J. Michell III, 37, of Palmyra. On September 26, 2018, an employee of a business in the 300 block of South Reading Road, Ephrata Borough, reported that his wallet was taken from the office area. The value of the wallet and its contents was $...
Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Daulton Lee Blessing, 23, last known address of Denver, PA. Blessing is charged with Retail Theft, Prohibited Offensive Weapons and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Police allege that on September 12, 2018, Blessing failed to pay for $168 worth of...
Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Ivan Allen, 30, last known address of Clifton Heights, PA. Allen is charged with Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse with a Child, Unlawful Contact with a Minor and Corruption of Minors. Police allege that in June of 2016, Allen had sexual contact...
Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Brianne E. Mankins, 22, last known address of Ephrata. On May 22, 2018 at 12:32 a.m., Ephrata Police responded to the first block of East Pine Street, Ephrata Borough, to investigate a report of suspicious activity. Police located Mankins asleep in a...
Are you interested in becoming a Police Officer in Lancaster County? If so, now is your chance! Pay one fee and take one physical assessment and one written exam to be eligible for 23 participating police departments. Deadline for submitting applications is August 13, 2021. Check out the link below...
The Ephrata Police Department responded to a two vehicle crash on SR 222 north on Friday, 06/25/21 at approximately 4:24 p.m. Kevin Hall , 23 of Texas was driving a pickup truck pulling a large trailer loaded with construction equipment. As Hall negotiated uneven patches of road due to road...

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On Monday, June 7, 2021 at approximately 6:49 p.m. the Ephrata Police Department responded to a vehicle crash in the 700 block of South State Street in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by a 17 year old male struck a parked vehicle that was occupied with one person. The parked vehicle was legally...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a single vehicle fatal traffic accident which occurred around 1:15am Sunday, 6-6-2021 at the intersection of PA Route 897 and Sportsman Road in West Cocalico Township. The accident was reported by a passing motorist and occurred on PA RT 897 just south of the...

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The Ephrata Police Department is investigating a hit and run vehicle accident that occurred at the Sheetz in the 800 blk of E. Main Street Ephrata Township on Friday 5/7/21 around 8:30pm. The vehicle in the attached photo - an older model, medium-blue pickup with a baby-blue or light-colored...
7/21/21 - The runaway teen has been located. The Ephrata Police Department is asking for help from the public in locating a runaway juvenile. Bianca Marchino, 16, of Ephrata was last seen on the evening of July 9, 2021. Hours later, her family noticed that she had left the house and reported her as...

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The following arrest were recently made for retail theft at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township based upon complaints received from Walmart asset protection: On June 25, 2021 at 9:30 p.m., Heather Noll, 26, of Ephrata, failed to pay for $37.93 worth of merchandise. On June 27, 2021 at...

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Ephrata Police cited a driver, Luke Glassmoyer M/29 of Sinking Spring, PA for Careless Driving following a crash which happened around 6:00am on 07-08-21 on US 222 south bound near the US 322 Ephrata Exit. Ephrata Police investigation found Glassmoyer was south bound on US 222 near the US 322...

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On 07-08-21 the Ephrata Rec Department reported damage to the stage building at the Ephrata's Grater Park at 300 Cocalico St, Ephrata Borough. Rec Department personnel discovered some time between 4pm 7-7-21 and 8am 7-8-21 suspect(s) broke apart several slate steps on both sides of the band shell...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a building fire that occurred on Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 10:45 p.m. at the Ephrata Township salt garage. The fire, which was extinguished by local fire departments, started in a dumpster. The preliminary cause of the fire is carelessly discarded fireworks.