Incident Blotter

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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...
The Ephrata Police Department is investigating a hit and run crash to a parked vehicle which happened Friday afternoon between 2:15pm and 3:20pm. A piece of broken side mirror and mirror cap were found at the scene and likely came from a late 2000's Ford F series truck or large SUV. Anyone with...

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On Thursday, February 18, 2021 at approximately 9:00pm, an Ephrata Police officer observed a jackknifed tractor-trailer on Rt. 222 in the area of the Rt. 322 overpass on the southbound side of the highway. As the officer approached the area on the northbound side, he observed a large box truck...

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On Sunday, June 28, 2020 at approximately 3:37 p.m. Ephrata Police Officers responded to vehicle crash involving a horse drawn carriage at the intersection of Hahnstown Rd and East Main St (SR322). On arrival officers learned the horse drawn carriage was operated by Marlin Martin, 33 of Terre Hill...
On Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at approximately 0520 hours a citizen reported vandalism to a split rail fence on the Ephrata Rail Trail. The vandalism occurred sometime overnight, the fence is owned by Ephrata Borough. Anyone with information on the individuals or actions that caused the damage is...

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Route 272 (South Reading Rd.) will be closed for an extended period of time today in both directions while crews work to clean up and replace a utility pole brought down in a crash.

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