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Police took a report of a possible home improvement fraud by a township resident. The homeowner advised they gave a deposit check to a contractor to complete work on their property. The contractor, identified as Kevin Kozik, never completed the work or returned the deposit. Detectives were given...
Police were called to McDonald's at Broadcasting Square for a theft just discovered by an employee. Upon location police viewed video footage of the employee, identified as Tania Garcia, removing money from the register and placing it in her pocket. Police later contacted the employee and charges...
Police were called to Kohl's Department Store for a retail theft in progress. Loss prevention was able to view two suspects that were concealing items. Video shows the suspects remove an item from a security package and then proceed to leave the store. The one suspect, identified as Jackie Wiggins...
Police were called to Kohl's Department Store for a retail theft in progress. Loss prevention was able to view two suspects that were concealing items. Video shows the suspects remove an item from a security package and then proceed to leave the store. The one suspect, identified as Jackie Wiggins...
Police investigated fifteen reportable accidents from December 3rd thru December 16th. Twenty-seven vehicles were involved, nineteen required towing and five people were treated for injuries. During the same time police received information on thirty-three non-reportable accidents. From December...

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Police were called to the 2200 Blk of Reading Avenue for a report of a theft. On location police spoke with the owner of the property, who provided a lease and pictures indicating that several items from the house were missing. Police then spoke with the renter, identified as Mindy Houck, who...
Police were coming from the station when they heard a loud noise. They saw a Ford Escape driving at a high rate of speed from the intersection with no front passenger tire. The metal rim was gouging the roadway. The vehicle was stopped by police on Spohn Road. The driver, identified as Anthony...
Police responded to an accident involving one vehicle on its roof. On location police located the vehicle, the tree that was struck and the driver, identified as Oscar Cedeno-Santana. The driver was slightly injured and shaken up. While speaking with the driver police detected an odor of alcohol,...
Police were called to the 2500 Blk of Cromwell Drive for an assault that just occurred. On location, police spoke with the victim. The victim indicated the suspect, identified as Dung Nguyen, hit the victim in the head. The victim was treated for his injuries, while police found the suspect at his...
Police were called to Weis Markets for a retail theft suspect in custody. The suspect, identified as Michele Madera-Echevarria, was captured on video placing items into a bag and then walking past all points of sale. Loss prevention was able to stop the suspect as she was leaving the store. Charges...

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An aggressive Driving Detail was conducted on SR 222 northbound at SR 724 from 0500 thru 0830. 7 contacts were made.

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Police were dispatched to the 800 blk Redwood Avenue, for a male going from door to door asking for cigarettes. The male was described as a white or light skinned Hispanic, approximately 35-45 years of age wearing a dark baseball cap, black jacket and jeans. The male was walking south on Redwood...
Fire and police were dispatched for a report of a garage on fire. Upon arrival the home was fully involved. The homeowner had attempted to extinguish the fire in the garage and remove the vehicle, but was unsuccessful. The homeowner sustained some injuries in their attempt to put out the fire. The...
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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On Sept. 12th at 11:50 am, the Muhlenberg Twp. Police Dept. received a report of a suspicious male who attempted to lure a young female into his vehicle by asking for help with his cell phone. This occurred on the parking lot in the area of Target. The actor was described as a white male with a...

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The Muhlenberg Twp. Police Dept. is seeking information in relation to a hit & run crash that occurred the night of Sept. 10, 2016, between 11:30 pm and midnight, along the 2800 block of Centre Ave. near Seidel Auto Sales. A male reported that he was riding his bicycle in the northbound lanes...

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Police responded to the Lowe's store in the 2600 Blk of Shillington Road for a report of vandalism to a vehicle. On location, police were met by the owner of a 2015 black Mercedes Benz. The vehicle owner showed officers considerable damage due to vandalism down the side of the car. When the vehicle...

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On Aug 12, 2016 the West Reading Police Department took a report of a Motor Vehicle Hit & Run that occurred in the 100 blk of S 3rd Avenue. The striking vehicle struck a parked vehicle in that block causing damage to the driver's side mirror of the parked vehicle. There was video obtained from...

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The West Reading Police Department is investigating the theft of a vehicle that occurred on Tuesday August 16, 2016 at approximately 0632 hours, where the pictured suspect removed a 2002 Nissan Maxima, bearing PA Registration KDN 8316 from a parking lot within the 500 Block of Penn Ave. The vehicle...

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