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Police were called to the 3300 Blk of Penn Avenue to investigate a suspicious situation. While police were conducting their investigation, they detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle, identified as Eva Morales-Leon, was questioned and admitted to having...
Police investigated six reportable accidents from July 16th through July 22nd. Ten vehicles were involved, eight required towing and two people were treated for injuries. Seven non-reportable accidents were reported to police in the same time frame. Police made four summary arrests from July 2nd...

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On 7/7/2018 at 11:03 pm a traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle that made an illegal left hand turn at 5th Avenue & Penn Ave. As the officer approached the vehicle, he could detect an odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle. The driver was asked to exit the vehicle and was going to be...

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Police were called to the 2900 Blk of Duffield Lane regarding a theft from vehicle that occurred over night. A wallet, containing various credit and bank cards, were among the stolen items. Prior to the discovery of the theft, the stolen cards were used at various locations. An investigation was...
On 04/17/2018 at 2:50 pm, a West Reading Patrol Officer initiated a traffic stop for a registration violation. The male driver was identified as Arturo ARIAS Jr. by the Officer. It was discovered that ARIAS Jr. was wanted out of the State of California for the charge of "Pimping for Prostitute over...
Police were called to investigate a vehicle that was swerving all over the road on SR 222. Police were able to locate the vehicle and witnessed erratic driving. Police conducted a traffic stop. While police spoke with the driver, identified as Matthew Strosser, the driver was unsteady on his feet...
Police responded to Ulta Store on Paper Mill Road for a report of a stolen cell phone. Upon location police talked with the victim who stated she placed her phone on the counter when she completed her transaction and then left the store without picking up her phone. The victim returned moments...
While on routine patrol, police came upon a white Acura sedan that was crossing over the white fog line. As police followed the vehicle, the driver was continually crossing over the yellow and white lines. Police conducted a traffic stop and spoke with the driver, identified as Carlos Flores. An...

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Police received a suspicious vehicle detail in the 300 Blk of Beverly Court. Upon arrival a blue Dodge Neon with 3 occupants was on location. Further inspection of the vehicle revealed a bottle of alcohol that was being consumed by the occupants. All occupants were under the age of 21 and cited for...

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Police responded to a local restaurant for a report of a verbal argument between two co-workers. Upon arrival police spoke with the first employee who claimed they were assaulted, however two separate witness' did not support this claim. Both employees were warned of their actions and advised the...

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Upon closing at the Barnes & Noble store it was discovered they had received two counterfeit $20 bills. The bills appeared to be some sort of paper/cloth material not consistent with actual US Currency. The counterfeit bills did not display any indentations or have any watermarks. One bill had...

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On 4/23 and Aggressive Driving Enforcement Detail was conducted on SR 222 northbound at SR724 from 0500 thru 0600. Two contacts were made.

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The West Reading Police Department is investigating a Hit & Run accident that occurred on July 30, 2016 at approximately 6:00 PM, where a vehicle struck a light pole in the 400 Block of Penn Avenue, damaging the pole and breaking the light fixture. The driver of the vehicle did get out and...

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Police were called to Ulta on Paper Mill Road for a retail theft that was just discovered. At approximately 4:54pm a male wearing a pink shirt, female wearing a blue shirt and a female wearing a purple dress enter the store. All three suspects begin to conceal items from the fragrance department...

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UPDATE: The vehicle in this case has been recovered by the Reading Police Department (RPD). The suspect has been identified, apprehended and charges have been filed against him. Thank you to the RPD for their assistance in this case. The West Reading Police Department is investigating the theft of...

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Police responded to the 3200 Blk of Iroquois Avenue for the report of a theft from a vehicle. On location police discovered a grey Ford Taurus up on bricks. All four tires and rims were stolen from the vehicle. The owner last saw the vehicle at 10pm on Monday, July 25th and noticed the theft when...

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Over July 4th and July 5th, this department investigated four separate burglary incidents. On July 4th police responded to alarms calls on Morgan Drive and the 2800 Blk St. Albans Drive between the hours of 9pm and 11pm. The business' where the alarms sounded both had broken windows, no actor(s)...

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