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On 3/27/20 at 0353 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving a tractor and trailer on RT 222 north bound at mile marker 41.7 in Ephrata Township. The tractor and trailer, driven by Toby Borelli, 59, of Allentown PA, left the roadway and struck an unoccupied, disabled vehicle, on...

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Investigators from the Ephrata Police Department have charged Luke Alexander Denlinger, 34, of Rothsville, with Theft by Unlawful Taking. Denlinger is accused of stealing Dewalt power tools, valued at $889, from the back of a pick up truck in the 400 block of Brossman Road, Ephrata Township, on the...

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On March 24, 2020 at 2:12 p.m., Ephrata Police arrested Ricky L. Emerich, Jr., 36, of Wernersville, for Public Drunkenness at the Cloister Shopping Center at 108 North Reading Road, Ephrata Borough. Emerich was disturbing customers while extremely intoxicated. Emerich was incarcerated in Berks...

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Investigators from the Ephrata Police Department have charged Luke Alexander Denlinger, 34, of Rothsville, with Theft by Unlawful Taking. Denlinger is accused of stealing Dewalt power tools, valued at $889, from the back of a pick up truck in the 400 block of Brossman Road, Ephrata Township, on the...

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On March 24, 2020 at 2:12 p.m., Ephrata Police arrested Ricky L. Emerich, Jr., 36, of Wernersville, for Public Drunkenness at the Cloister Shopping Center at 108 North Reading Road, Ephrata Borough. Emerich was disturbing customers while extremely intoxicated. Emerich was incarcerated in Berks...
Ephrata Police cited Brent Burkholder Jr. M/36 of Adamstown, PA for disorderly conduct on Saturday morning around 8am following an apparent road rage incident in the 800 block of East Main St, Ephrata township. Ephrata Police received information from victim that Burkholder followed him into the...
On 3/11/20 at 1622 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a shoplifter in custody at Walmart, 890 E. Main St. Ephrata Township. Store loss prevention employees detained Tiffany Tuscan, 32, of Ephrata, after observing her concealing $111.63 worth of items and attempting to leave without paying for the...

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The Ephrata Police Department charged Nathan James Bailey, 18, of Reinholds with Felony Receiving Stolen Property after he was stopped by police while riding a four wheeler on E Main St. in Ephrata Borough on Saturday, March 8. The four wheeler had previously been reported stolen from the 600 block...

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Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Richard J. Caprarella, 55, previously of Lancaster. On September 9, 2019, Caprarella removed five cartons of cigarettes from behind the sales counter at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township. While attempting to steal the merchandise,...

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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...

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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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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-...
On Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at approximately 0749 hours the Ephrata Police Department was dispatched to Parkview Heights Rd and Wisteria Dr in Ephrata Township for the report of bicyclist struck by a vehicle. It was quickly determined that the bicyclist, an adult female crashed her bicycle and...

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On Wednesday February 26, 2020 at approximately 0849 hrs the Ephrata Police Department responded to a two vehicle crash at the intersection of S State St and Old Mill Rd in Ephrata Borough. A GMC suv driven by Jay Kreiner of Ephrata proceeded from a stop sign without clearance and was struck by a...

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On Friday evening 2/21/20, Ephrata Police conducted a traffic detail on Main St. in Adamstown Borough in response to citizen reports of loud cars and reckless driving in that area. Police stopped seven vehicles, issued six citations for stop sign violations, an inspection violation and reckless...

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On 3/27/20 at 0353 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving a tractor and trailer on RT 222 north bound at mile marker 41.7 in Ephrata Township. The tractor and trailer, driven by Toby Borelli, 59, of Allentown PA, left the roadway and struck an unoccupied, disabled vehicle, on...

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Ephrata Police were called to the Ephrata Skate Park, 500 Block of South Reading Rd around 4:45pm on 3-14-2020, for a vandalism in progress. Alert Ephrata Library employees observed two juvenile males pushing a port-a-john over to the ground and running from the Skate Park area. Police responded...

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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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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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On 3/2/20 at 1330 hrs. Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving roll over in the 900 block of Schoeneck Rd. in West Cocalico Township. Michael Bootie, 64, of Smoke town, lost control of his pickup truck at the crest of a small hill with a turn, crossed over the oncoming lane of...

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