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Stephen BURKE was arrested for retail theft and receiving stolen property after selecting merchandise from the shelfs and leaving with the items without paying for them.
UPDATE... The subject was identified and criminal charges have been filed. On January, 28, 2019 at approximately 3:10 pm, the WRPD was dispatched to a business in the 600 block of Penn Avenue in West Reading Borough. A witness advised that a male had just left the store after stealing a tip jar...

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On 21 September 2019 at approximately 0255 Hours, a WRPD Officer approached a male, identified as Angel Joel ROJAS SOTO, and the Officer detected an odor of marijuana. ROJAS SOTO admitted to smoking marijuana, however, he advised that he had none on him. ROJAS SOTO was found to have an active...
Police were called to the 200 Blk of Chapel Hill Road for a burglary in progress. The victims stated a male suspect broke into the residence and proceeded to state someone was chasing him. The suspect, identified as Thomas Alequim, was said to be hiding in a basement bathroom. Upon police arrival a...
Police investigated eight reportable accidents from December 30th thru January 12th. Seventeen vehicles were involved, twelve required towing and two people were treated for injuries. During the same time frame police received information on twenty four non-reportable accidents. Three summary...

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UPDATE....NELSON has been arrested. Warrant Details Warrant Type : Criminal Date Issued : Saturday July 27th, 2019 Issuing Authority : Magisterial District 23-2-02 Holding Department : West Reading Police Department Docket Number : MJ-23202-CR-0000336-2019 Reference ID : 38-19-1951 On July 27, 2019...
On Tuesday, 7/30/2019 at approximately 14:40 hrs., the Central Berks Regional Police Department Administrative Assistant notified officers that she needed assistance in the lobby of the building because an irate female was trying to get in to the building. Several CBRPD officers responded to the...
On 7/28/2019 at 9:39 pm the West Reading Police responded to an apartment in the 500 blk of Reading Avenue. It was learned that there was a couple in an active domestic situation. During their investigation, it was discovered that the DEFENDANT, Christopher Kline allegedly grabbed the victim around...
On July, 27, 2019 at approximately 4:26 p.m., WRPD Officers were dispatched to a borough residence for a physical domestic issue. The suspect, Justin M COOK, had fled the scene prior to police arrival. The investigation revealed that COOK had strangled and assaulted a female just prior to our...
On December 21, 2018, Officers took a report of possible trespassing and theft at Top Shelf Closets & Cabinetry Inc. An investigation was conducted and the male involved was identified as Weston SEELER. A warrant was issued for SEELER and SEELER was arrested on 6/2/19 on the above charges.

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Police responded to the report of a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Penn and Howard Streets in West Lawn. On location were a red Jeep and silver Cadillac. No injuries were reported and one vehicle was towed from the scene.

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Police responded to a report of a three vehicle accident on SR 222 at Old Lancaster Pike. On location were a silver Dodge, white Volvo and silver Kia. One person with an injury was transported to Reading Hospital via Southern Berks EMS. Two of the three vehicles were towed from the scene.

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On May 11, 2016 at approximately 1030 hours a suspicous white male knocked on a door in the 2300 block of LaSalle Dr. claiming to be a truancy officer. The suspect asked the home owner how many children lived in the house and were at school and not at school. The suspect did not make eye contact...
Police responded to the intersection of Woodside and Penn Avenues, for a report of a two vehicle accident. On location were a gray Chrysler, operated by Sara Roeder and a silver Dodge, operated by Kyle Hummel. No injuries were reported and neither vehicle required a tow.

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Police responded to the 2700 Blk of Shillington Road for a report of a vehicle that struck a deer. On location was a orange Dodge, driven by Roy Corcino, one of two deer that jumped in front of his vehicle. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

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The Muhlenberg Twp. Police are looking to identify a male and female relative to a retail theft investigation. On May 1, 2017 at approx. 1:30 pm, a pair of "Beats" headphones were stolen from the Target Store. The subjects were last seen leaving in a blue in color sedan, possibly a Nissan Altima or...

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On April 9 between 0100 and 0130 hours, an unknown white male suspect entered the Wal-Mart in Elverson and stole multiple electronics and videogames. The total loss was over $3,035.84. UPDATE 05/09/17: Male has been identified as Joshua EICHER, 28 year old male, from Baltimore MD. Felony Retail...

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The Caernarvon Township Police Department is investigating an attempted overnight commercial burglary at the Sunoco Joanna Store located at 1102 Elverson Road, Morgantown. The attempt was made on 05/04/17 between 0240 and 0245 hours. The actor attempted to gain entry by smashing out the front glass...

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Since April 17, 2017, the Muhlenberg Twp. Police Dept. reported 11 incidents involving thefts from vehicles. The incidents occurred during the overnight hours. They were reported in the North Temple area and the northern part of Riverview Park and Reading Crest Ave. area. One incident occurred in...

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On April 18th, Officer SMITH took a report for burglary to a construction site located in the 2000 block of Valley Road. Information provided to him revealed that unknown actor(s) entered a building on location between April 13 and April 17 and removed several tools. The tools included a Dewalt...

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