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Man charged with attempted home burglary during snowstorm

An Ephrata Borough man faces multiple charges after he attempted to break into a home during last Thursday night’s heavy snowstorm.

Police responded to a call at the home in the 100 block of East Mohlers Church Road in the borough just before 11 pm. They say Jonathan Steffy, 20, also threaten to harm residents of the home, who immediately contacted authorities.

Steffy attempted to flee in a Black Chevy Blazer over snow covered roads, but was stopped by officers a few blocks away.

Charges against Steffy include criminal attempt burglary, terroristic threatens  and loitering and prowling at night.

Following arraignment Steffy was sent to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $50,000 bail.

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1 Comment to “Man charged with attempted home burglary during snowstorm”

    MyTakeOnIt said:
    February 17, 2014 at 10:55 PM

    Two words: Dumb Ass.
    If you are going to rob a home, why not pick one that is unoccupied? Save yourself the time and report directly to prison, now.

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