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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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crash_2.jpg On Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at approximately 6:58 AM, Ephrata Police responded to the area of 420 Sandy Hill Rd. in West Cocalico Twp. for a report of a crash involving a bicyclist struck by a vehicle. Police determined that a Honda Civic driven by Douglas Seymour, 41, of Stevens was...

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The Ephrata Police Departement is investigating a hit and run crash that occurred in the area of E Queen St and Cherry Alley (Schoeneck) on 04/18/19 at approximately 2344 hours. A pick-up truck struck a utility pole and fled the scene. The truck left orange in color pieces behind, believed to be...

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Ephrata Police received a report of a robbery which had just occurred at Lynda’s Fuel and Deli, 477 N Reading Rd. in Ephrata Township, on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at approximately 4:05pm. A male suspect entered the store and waited for another customer to leave prior to approaching the counter and...

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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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