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Police were called to Kohl's Department Store of a retail theft that occurred earlier. Video shows two female suspects stealing clothing and then left in a blue Audi A4 with a PA registration. Police ran the registration and were able to contact the driver of the vehicle, identified as Taylor...
Police were called to the 2100 Blk of Reading Blvd., for a male subject who was laying in the grass and not moving. Police arrived and found Joe Blanchard, Jr. laying in the grass next to a residence. When police asked the suspect if he was alright, the suspect sprung up violently. The owner of the...
Police responded to Morgan Drive for an accident. On location police for the involved pick-up truck that crashed into a parked box truck. The driver, identified as Richard Reinhart, had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath with blood shot eyes. Field sobriety tests were performed and the driver...
Police were called to the Target Store for a retail theft in progress. The actor was described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5'9" with a bald head and full beard, last seen wearing black pants, black shoes and blue short-sleeved t shirt, who left the store in a dark colored vehicle. Video...

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Police responded to a report of a hit and run on SR222. The striking vehicle was described as gold Jeep Liberty, fled going NB on SR222. A short time later a neighboring department advised they had the suspected vehicle stopped. Police responded and spoke with the driver, identified as Earl...

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On 05/20/18 @0122 hours, a sixty-one year old male driver was stopped after driving up over the curbing and driving excessively slow. After parking at Margaret and Montclare Streets the driver was observed visibly staggering exiting of the vehicle. Upon stopping and contacting the driver he smelled...
Police took a report of vandalism to a vehicle at the PD office. The victim believed the damage was caused by a known subject who had previously stated she would do harm to the property. The suspect, Kayla Miceli, was interviewed and confessed to causing the damage. Charges were filed.
On 05/27/18 @1258am, a thirty-three year old male driver was stopped after being observed traveling northbound on Kutztown Road through the intersection at Bellevue Avenue at a high rate of speed without headlights. Upon stopping and contacting the driver, he smelled of alcohol, was visibly...
Police were responding to an accident involving a struck stop sign at Grings Hill and Wheatfield Roads, when they were informed the striking vehicle, a bronze colored Chevy Silverado, left the scene and struck another occupied vehicle. The vehicle was located a short time later when it ran off the...
Detectives were asked by a neighboring department to check one of the scrap yards in the township for possible stolen material. Detectives were able to locate the stolen concrete metal forms. The suspect, James Bailey, was identified by the owner of the scrap yard as the person who brought the...

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Police were called to the 2900 Blk of Linda Lane for a report of a burglary just discovered. On location police discovered that access to the residence was gained by removing the screen and opening a rear window. The burglary occurred between 11:30 am and 5:50 pm. The actor(s) ransacked all four...

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The West Reading Police department is looking for information on a shots fired case. The incident occured on April 30th around 0314 hours and again at 0439 hours. If you have any information or saw anything that may be useful, please contact us at 610-373-0111. You may also use the "submit a tip"...

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The West Reading Police Department is requesting assistance in attempting to identify two males. The males committed a theft from the 600 block of Penn Avenue at Paisley Moon. The theft occurred on 11/24/2014. Anyone who has any information is requested to contact the West Reading Police Department...

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Police were called to the 2000 Blk of Hale Court for a report of a robbery. On location police spoke with several roommates who stated 3 unknown males subjects, dressed all in black, entered the residence around 0400hrs and stole a wallet and flat screen TV. Before fleeing the residence the actors...

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Homeowner of a property in the 2600 Blk of Girard Avenue requested police to respond to a burglary. It appears entry was made thru the bilco doors to the basement sometime between 4/21 and 4/25. The following rooms were vandalized with white spray paint: living room, dining room, kitchen, stairway...

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