Ephrata police charge 2 in motorcycle theft


EPHRATA, Pa. (WHTM) – Two men were arrested this week by police in Ephrata for a burglary in September.

Ephrata police began investigating the burglary on Project Road in West Cocalico Township on Sept. 3.

A victim reported that two motorcycles were stolen from their garage.

Investigators determined one of the stolen motorcycles was being offered for sale in the York area.

With assistance from the Springettsbury Township Police Department, Ephrata police were able to recover one of the stolen bikes.

Police then named 29-year-old Adam Hess, of Lititz, and 22-year-old Lance Shannon, of Columbia, as suspects.

According to police, both suspects admitted to entering the garage on Project Road and stealing the motorcycles.

Both men were charged with burglary and theft by unlawful taking and were committed to Lancaster County Prison after failing to post bail.Get breaking news, weather and traffic on the go. Download our News App and our Weather App for your phone and tablet.

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