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Police were called to the Target store for a retail theft that was not in progress. On location police were shown a video of a male suspect cutting the security tag from a HP computer. The suspect then concealed the computer and walked past all points of sale. The suspect, identified as Gabriel...
Police were dispatched to speak with a victim of harassment. The victim was able to provide police with numerous messages sent via text, Facebook, and Instagram over the past several years. The actor, identified as Javon Young, was informed not to have any contact with the victim. However, the...
Police responded to the 2200 Blk of Fairview Street for loud music. On location police found an occupied vehicle. As police spoke with the driver, identified as Marcus Stern, they detected an odor of burnt marijuana. Police located the illegal drugs and paraphernalia with in the vehicle. The driver...
Police investigated six reportable accidents from July 15th thru July 28th. Twelve vehicles were involved, five required towing and two people were treated for injuries. During the same time police received information on nineteen non-reportable accidents. Police investigated fourteen reportable...

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On August 2, 2019, at approximately 2115 hours, Officer Jeb Cooper of the South Heidelberg Township Police Department was detailed to monitor traffic in the 1000 block of Fritztown Road. Officer Cooper clocked a vehicle traveling 55.2 mph in a posted 35 mph zone. Officer Cooper initiated a traffic...

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A neighboring police department was called to the parking lot of Berks Lanes for a disorderly and intoxicated male causing a disturbance. Before they arrived the male suspect entered a blue pick up truck and drove into our township. Police were able to locate the vehicle and suspect in the 2900...
Police were advised of a reckless driver in a silver Toyota minivan that was swerving all over the road in that area of SR 724 and SR 222. Police were able to locate the vehicle pulling into the Lowes parking lot and then quickly circle around and leave the lot. The vehicle was stopped on a ramp...
Police were called to SR 222 near Broadcasting Road for an accident involving one vehicle that went down an embankment. On location, the driver, identified as Jeremy Reinert, was being tended to by EMS. During the investigation it appeared the vehicle left the roadway and hit several signs and a...
Police were called to the Target Store for a retail theft suspect in custody. Upon location police met with the loss prevention officer who advised the suspect had hidden DVD's inside of his jacket. When loss prevention attempted to stop the suspect he initially resisted coming back to the office...

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Officers observed a vehicle with a non functioning registration light. Officers made contact with the operator, Melvin KAUFFMAN, and observe signs of intoxication. KAUFFMAN admitted to drinking and after an investigation was conducted KAUFFMAN was arrested for the above charges.

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Police responded to Willow Glen Park for a report of a possible electrocution. On location police, fire and EMS located a male subject atop of a ride laying near power lines. The subject was successfully removed from the ride and transported to Reading Hospital for evaluation. During the...
Police responded to the intersection of Van Reed and State Hill Roads for a 4 vehicle accident. The 4 vehicles contained 15 people and 2 people required transport to Reading Hospital via Western Berks EMS for injuries. Three vehicles were towed from the scene.

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Two officers conducted a PA Liquor Control Board detail throughout the township. 200 contacts were made with two vehicles pulled over and issued warning notices.
Police responded to the intersection of Perkasie and Noble for a report a two vehicle accident. Upon arrival police were told by witnesses that a white Toyota ran a stop sign and hit a silver Honda. One person was transported by ambulance for evaluation. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

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Over the holiday weekend police responded to 11 Non-Reportable accidents and 5 Reportable accidents thru out the township. Among the reportable accidents there were two injuries which required ambulance transports, 1 bus, 1 work truck, 8 passenger cars involved and 5 vehicles requiring a tow. Drive...

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On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, Amity Township Police responded to the Redner's Warehouse Market at 1179 W Benjamin Franklin Highway, in Douglassville, Pa. It was reported the suspect, who is described as a H/M, 40's, 6'3" tall, wearing a black and white windbreaker jacket, blue jeans, and a black...

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On October 21, 2017, the Amity Township Police were dispatched to the Douglassville CVS regarding the passing of counterfeit money. The investigation revealed that on 10/20/17 at approximately 1240 hours two suspects entered the store and made a $15 purchase. The suspects passed a counterfeit $100...

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On October 12 th , 2017 at approximately 2:42pm Amity Township Police received an assignment of a Lost Gun. It was reported that the complainant went to the French Creek outdoor shooting range on October 7 th , 2017 to shoot shotguns and pistols. At the conclusion of the event the complainant and a...

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The Amity Police Department is investigating the theft of a street sign from the 100 block of Indian Run Dr. Sometime between 10/7/2017 and 10/12/2017, unknown actor(s) removed a large yellow chevron sign used to warn motorists of a sharp left curve. Anyone with information on the identity of the...

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On October 2nd, 2017 at approximately 5:54 am Amity Township Police were given an assignment of a Theft from Vehicle on the 0 hundred block of Britton Street. It was reported that the complainants Navarro & Wright Engineering, company owned white 2011 Ford Explorer, was broken into and a...

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