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Recent Crime News
Thursday Aug 20 | via PennLive.com
Evan Eckert, 39, of Denver Township, is charged with simple assault and harassment stemming from the incident, according to an East Cocalico Township police release. Police said Eckert and his wife got into an argument that became physical when he choked and slapped his wife. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 12 | via WPMT-TV York
An Ephrata man is in Lancaster County Prison after police say he pulled a woman to the ground by her hair and punched and kicked her numerous times because he felt she "cut him off." It happened around 8:30pm on Wednesday, August 5th in the parking lot of the Ephrata Walmart, located in the 800 Block of East Main St. Police arrested Jeffrey A. Watkins, 54, of the 900 Block of Rettew Mill Road, Ephrata for Aggravated Assault and Terroristic Threats. Comment?
Thursday Aug 6 | via WPMT-TV York
An Ephrata man is arrested on multiple charges including assault of a police officer. On Wednesday August 5, Northern Lancaster County Report Police responded to a report of a burglary in progress at 200 W. Burkholder Drive, Clay Township, Lititz. Comment?
Jul 30, 2015 | via PennLive.com
Chelsea Ann Worrall, 26, allegedly stole a purse from a 54-year-old Chester County woman at the Ephrata Wal-Mart on Thursday morning. A Lancaster County woman is behind bars after police said customers at an Ephrata Wal-Mart stopped her from stealing another woman's purse on Thursday morning. Comment?
Jul 22, 2015 | via The Ephrata Review
Police continue to search for a man who pulled off a daring mid-day bank robbery in downtown Ephrata last Thursday. The man entered a small walk-up area at the Ephrata National Bank branch drive-thru at 42 E. Main St., Ephrata police Lt. Comment?
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