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Ephrata Police were called on 7-2-22 at approximately 3:25pm for a disturbance to the Adamstown Park in the 200 Block of West Main St, Adamstown. Ephrata Police arrived to find Felix Vasquez, 22 of Reading, Berks County, reportedly caused a disturbance in the area of the Adamstown Pool. Police upon...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a hit and run accident which occurred Saturday evening 7-2-22 around 10:16pm involving a pick-up truck striking a light pole at Ephrata Borough Grater Park, 300 Cocalico Street., Ephrata. Ephrata Police in the morning hours of 7-3-22 discovered a light pole at the...

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Ephrata Police were called to the intersection of East Main St (US 322) and Washington Ave., Ephrata Borough around 4pm 7-1-22 for an accident involving a bicyclist and vehicle. Investigation determined a 20yr old Ephrata resident was riding his bicycle west on the sidewalk in downtown Ephrata and...

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The Ephrata Police Department is investigating a fatal vehicle crash which occurred in the 300 block of South Cocalico Road in West Cocalico Township on June 30, 2022 at 8:36 p.m. A motorcycle, driven by a 20-year-old male from Gap, entered the opposing lane of travel at a 90-degree curve in the...
Ephrata Police are investigating a shoplifting incident from 6-22-22 about 1210pm at the Ephrata Walmart. The pictured male walked in to the Ephrata Walmart selected a Shark brand vacuum and a blow up water slide then walked out without paying for the items. The male when confronted continued to...

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Ephrata Police recently charged Maranda L. Kachel, 28, of Ephrata, with Access Device Fraud and Theft by Deception. An acquaintance of Kachel used Kachel’s phone to order food from a delivery service. The debit card number was stored in Kachel’s phone. Police allege that between January 2022 and...
On May 13, 2022 at 6:30 a.m., Ephrata Police arrested and charged Daniel A. Buchy, 34, of Adamstown, with Strangulation and Simple Assault. Buchy was involved in an altercation at his residence in the 2800 block of North Reading Road in Adamstown Borough. Buchy, who failed to post bail, is...
Ephrata Police recently charged Alexander J. Matesig, 24, of Ephrata, with Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Substance (Fentanyl). On March 28, 2022 at 7:09 p.m., Ephrata Police Department received a complaint that Matesig was driving into the on-...

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On Tuesday, April 5, 2022 the Ephrata Police received a report of an assault that had occurred in Ephrata Borough in the morning. According to the complaint, Jose H. Vazquez, 46, of Ephrata was fired from his employer on this date. He was allegedly unloading a work truck from his former employer...
Ephrata Police recently charged Tyler S. Hershey, 26, of Ephrata, with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Leaving the Scene of an Accident as the result of an investigation into an accident that occurred on January 27, 2022 at 3:01 p.m., in the 100 block of South Reading Road, Ephrata...
Jackson, Daquai Anthony
The Ephrata Police Department hold an active arrest warrant for Daquai Jackson. It is alleged that on September 30, 2021 Jackson stole Yankee Candles from a store in the 400 block of North Reading Road, within Ephrata Township. If you know the whereabouts of Jackson, please contact the Ephrata...
***UPDATE*** The warrant has been served and the defendant was arranged. Ephrata Police obtained an arrest warrant for Kyle R. Brackbill, 30, last know address of Lititz, for theft. Police allege that in late December Brackbill stole a trailer and a four-wheeler from a storage area in the 1000...
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 were called on 7-2-22 at approximately 3:25pm for a disturbance to the Adamstown Park in the 200 Block of West Main St, Adamstown. Ephrata Police arrived to find Felix Vasquez, 22 of Reading, Berks County, reportedly caused a disturbance in the area of the Adamstown Pool. Police upon...

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Ephrata Police are investigating the robbery of the Dollar Tree store in the 300 Block of North Reading Road, Ephrata Borough. Police responded Saturday evening 6-18-22 at approximately 9:23pm for the report of a man with a gun who possibly may still be in the store. Police arrived cleared the...

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On Wednesday, March 2, 2022, the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (PLEAC) voted to approve the Ephrata Police Department (EPD) for state accreditation. There are only 144 agencies in PA who have earned accreditation. Only roughly 13% of PA police agencies have earned this honor...
Ephrata Police responded around 6:30pm on 1-2-22 to the 1000 Block of Rettew Mill Road for a hit and run accident involving a tractor trailer and a sedan. Driver of a Hyundai sedan reported they were struck by a tractor and trailer as they both negotiated a bend in the roadway. The tractor and...

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Ephrata Police were called to US 222 South just north of the Ephrata US 322 exit for reported vehicle on fire in the wooded area along the west side of the south bound lanes. Apparently a small Toyota sedan traveling south on US 222 left the roadway rolling over several times into the wooded area...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a hit and run accident which occurred Saturday evening 7-2-22 around 10:16pm involving a pick-up truck striking a light pole at Ephrata Borough Grater Park, 300 Cocalico Street., Ephrata. Ephrata Police in the morning hours of 7-3-22 discovered a light pole at the...

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Ephrata Police were called to the intersection of East Main St (US 322) and Washington Ave., Ephrata Borough around 4pm 7-1-22 for an accident involving a bicyclist and vehicle. Investigation determined a 20yr old Ephrata resident was riding his bicycle west on the sidewalk in downtown Ephrata and...

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The Ephrata Police Department is investigating a fatal vehicle crash which occurred in the 300 block of South Cocalico Road in West Cocalico Township on June 30, 2022 at 8:36 p.m. A motorcycle, driven by a 20-year-old male from Gap, entered the opposing lane of travel at a 90-degree curve in the...
Ephrata Police are investigating a shoplifting incident from 6-22-22 about 1210pm at the Ephrata Walmart. The pictured male walked in to the Ephrata Walmart selected a Shark brand vacuum and a blow up water slide then walked out without paying for the items. The male when confronted continued to...

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The Ephrata Police Department is investigating a fatal vehicle crash which occurred on Route 222 southbound at mile marker 42 in Ephrata Township on June 25, 2022 at 2:02 a.m. A sedan traveling southbound on Route 222 struck the rear of a tractor-trailer stopped on the berm of the roadway. Evidence...