• Lincoln Fire Co. reports incidents

    March 26: The company was called at 5:31 p.m. for spill control at 1398 W. Main St., in the borough. A car was leaking gasoline on a parking lot. March 29: The company was called at 10:17...

    • Posted April 2, 2014
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  • $40,000 in jewelry stolen from Kmart here

    More than $40,000 in jewelry was stolen from Kmart recently. Ephrata police said someone forced open a gate in the garden area at Kmart, 1127 S. State St., EphrataTownship, March 25. They smashed the glass out of...

    • Posted April 2, 2014
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    Three-car crash leads to another accident

    The Ephrata Police Department reported the following: CRASH –  Police investigated a three-vehicle accident where one vehicle lost control on the icy bridge and struck the guardrail on Route 222 northbound at the Glenwood Drive overpass, EphrataTownship,...

    • Posted April 2, 2014
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  • Lincoln Fire Company reports incidents

    March 21: The company was called at 5:55 p.m. to assist Pioneer Fire Co. with a residential rescue at 185 Tom Avenue in the borough. A child caught its finger in a bike chain. They were recalled....

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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    Juveniles responsible for graffiti in Ephrata and Akron apprehended

    Thanks to a citizen’s tip, Ephrata Police were finally able to identify two juveniles responsible for multiple incidents of graffiti in the Ephrata and Akron areas over the last month. Police were notified March 14 of a...

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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  • Cash and electronics stolen from residence

    The Ephrata Police Department reported the following: BURGLARY –  A resident in the 600 block of North State Street, Ephrata Borough, reported that his house was entered during the daylight hours March 18. Electronics and cash was...

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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    Ephrata man arrested following dispute

    Ephrata Police arrested Dion J. Friday, 18, of Ephrata after a dispute at his residence in the 100 block of Tom Avenue, Ephrata Borough, at 4:15 p.m. March 12. Friday threatened a relative with a loaded shotgun,...

    • Posted March 19, 2014
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    Police investigate crashes

    The Ephrata Police Department reported the following: CRASH – A vehicle driven on Route 222 south bound at the Mohler Church Road overpass in Ephrata Township by Catherine Fry, 21, Oley, left the road, struck a bridge...

    • Posted March 19, 2014
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  • Denver man not criminally responsible in fatal crash

    A Denver man has been charged with traffic violations – not criminal charges – in connection with an August car crash that killed a recent Ephrata High School graduate. Roger Fitzwater Jr., 42, is charged with summary...

    • Posted March 12, 2014
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  • Police seeking driver in hit-and-run

    The Ephrata Police Department reported the following: HIT-AND-RUN – A driver reported that he was driving east on Fry’s Road at 2:44 p.m. March 6 and a westbound Green Chevy or GMC full size pickup truck with...

    • Posted March 12, 2014
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