Incident Blotter

On 10/29/15, at 0815 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Rt 322 at Rt 222 in Ephrata Township. A westbound vehicle, driven by John Michel IV, age 21, of Ephrata, was struck when it turned left in front of a east bound vehicle. No one was injured and one vehicle was towed from the...
On 10/29/15 at 0733hrs Ephrata Police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Rt 322 at Rt 222 in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by a 17 year of age male was westbound on Rt 322 and ran into the back of another vehicle stopped in traffic. No one was injured and one vehicle was towed from the...
On 10/28/15, Ephrata Police responded to a accident involving three vehicles at the intersection of Old Mill Rd. and Oak Blvd in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Terry Yiengst, age 26, of Missouri, entered the intersection on a red traffic light and struck a vehicle driven by a 46 year old...
On 10/27/15 ELTPD responded to a discovered attempted burglary at a residence in the 600 blk of Millcross Rd. Sometime between 1:15 pm and 3:00 pm Tuesday entry was made into the garage area of the residence. Forced entry was made into the kitchen area of the residence. Nothing was discovered...
On 10/27/15, ELTPD responded to a residence in the 300 blk of Oak Leaf Ln for a discovered burglary and theft. Residents discovered that a rear basement door was open. A Samsung 60 inch LED 3D television and various bottles of liquor were found to be stolen from the basement. Incident occurred...
Ephrata Police responded for a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in the 1300 Block of West Main St, Ephrata Borough Monday afternoon 10-26-15 around 2:45pm. Investigation revealed that a 14 yr. old Ephrata male ran out into traffic, apparently not checking for oncoming vehicles before crossing and was...

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On 10/24/15, ELTPD responded to an apartment in the 1900 Blk of Lincoln Highway East for a discovered overnight theft of a vehicle. Victim reported that a silver 1988 GMC S-15 pickup was stolen from a parking lot sometime overnight. On 10/25/15, the vehicle was observed being driven by Manheim Twp...
A vehicle operated by Lavon Brubaker Hoover, 20, of Womelsdorf PA, was traveling eastbound on Frys Rd. As it passed the intersection of Slate Rd. the driver lost control of the vehicle and it left the right side of the roadway, striking a utility pole and rolling several times. The driver was...
On 10/22/15, ELTPD responded to Subway in Bridgeport for a discovered theft of a bicycle. An employee reported that a red Wal-Mart brand mountain bike was stolen from behind the restaurant. Bike was valued at $200.
The Columbia Borough Police are looking for information on the theft and vandalism of several construction signs from the area of 9th St. and Spruce St. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Columbia Borough Police Department.

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