Woman charged with assault in knife incident

By on February 26, 2014

The Ephrata Police Department reported the following:

February 18, 2014

DOMESTIC ASSAULT – Police responded to a domestic assault incident where the male party reported Felicia Isaacs, 20, of Ephrata, threw a knife at him, threatened to kill him and physically assaulted him, causing minor injuries. Isaacs was taken into custody and charged with simple assault and terroristic threats, arraigned by District Justice Russell and committed to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of bail.

RETAIL THEFT – Police filed a retail theft citation against Anthony M. Ronzio, 47, of Lititz after an investigation revealed that he under rang merchandise at the self-checkout at Walmart 890 East Main St., Ephrata Township, Jan. 12.

THEFT – A resident reported at 3:50 a.m. Feb. 18 that he saw a male entering unlocked vehicles in the 100 block of West Sunset Avenue, Ephrata Borough. Police responded to the area and located the suspect. Police charged the 17-year-old Ephrata male with several thefts from unlocked vehicles in the area.

PROWLING – A resident of the 1200 block of Division Highway, Ephrata Township, reported at 2:33 a.m. Feb. 18 that a male subject was prowling outside of her residence. Police located Christopher Hildebrand, 23, of Akron in the area. Hildebrand was in possession of brass knuckles. Police charged Hildebrand with loitering and prowling at night and possession of a prohibited offensive weapon. He was incarcerated on a probation violation.

WARRANT – Police arrested Nicholas S. Franco, 19, of Wernersville on an outstanding theft warrant out of Berks County at 4:05 a.m. Feb. 18 in the 800 block of East Main Street, Ephrata Township.

SHOPLIFTING – Sharon Elizabeth Hearn, 30, of 8 Kutz Road, Pinegrove, and a 12-year-old female family member were cited for retail theft at Walmart, 890 E Main St., Ephrata Township, after they were observed by store employees shoplifting food, jewelry and electronic accessories. Both were released.

CRASH – The driver of a Mercedes exiting a business parking lot in the 700 block of Martin Avenue in Ephrata Borough was waved out into traffic, however, the driver crossed into a second lane without yielding, striking a Jeep that was south bound on Martin Avenue Feb. 20. The driver of the Jeep was taken to the hospital with possible head and neck injuries and the Jeep was towed from the scene. The Lincoln Fire Company assisted at the scene.

SHOPLIFTING – Police cited three individuals with retail theft after they were observed shoplifting items totaling approximately $133 Feb. 20 at Walmart, 890 E Main St., Ephrata Township. Glenda L. Oliveras-Sanchez, 22, Eduardo Olivaras-Berrios, 24, and Efrain Vega-Arroyo, 46, all of Reading, were cited and released.

INDECENT EXPOSURE – Police filed indecent exposure charges against Ivan Velez-Gonzalez, 21, of Ephrata after he exposed his genitals to a female in a public restroom in the first block of East Main Street, Ephrata Borough, at 3 p.m. Feb. 18.

TRESPASS – Police filed trespassing charges against Rafael J. Rodriguez-Alicea, 20, of Ephrata. On Feb. 21 at 8:40 p.m. Rodriguez-Alicea was found inside an apartment building in the first block of East Franklin Street after he was given notice against trespass by the owner of the building.

RETAIL THEFT – Police filed retail theft charges against Michael A. Grate, 33, of East Earl. On Feb. 22 at 8:45 p.m., Grate failed to pay for a pair of boats at Walmart, 890 E. Main Street, Ephrata Township.

WARRANT – Police arrested Jeremy A. Torres, 19, of Stevens in the 100 block of Martin Avenue at 8:51 a.m. Feb. 23 on an outstanding Lancaster County bench warrant.

WARRANT – Police arrested Nathan Nixdorf, 30, of New Holland in the 100 block of Martin Avenue at 10:47 a.m. Feb. 23 on an outstanding Lancaster County bench warrant.

UNAUTHORIZED USE – Police filed unauthorized use of a vehicle charges against Alvin M. Millisock, 35, of Ephrata after he used the vehicle of an Ephrata resident without the owner’s permission Feb. 8.

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