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On March 1, 2020 at approximately 1:05 AM, the WRPD was dispatched to a borough business in the 400 block of Penn Avenue for a physical fight in progress. WRPD Officers arrived and located involved individuals. An investigation was conducted and an involved male, identified as Matthew John HOCH,...
On February 25, 2020 at approximately 2:00 AM, a WRPD Officer initiated a traffic stop on a motor vehicle due to multiple Pennsylvania vehicle code violations. Further investigation revealed that the driver of the vehicle, identified as Andrew Edward PETTERSSON, was found to have a blood alcohol...
On Thursday, 2/20/20 at 10:08 hrs., a Laureldale Borough Police Officer responded to the 1600 block of Florence St. to assist state parole officers. The parole officers had taken David Swoyer in to custody and had found he was in possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia. The parole...
On Saturday, 2/15/20 at 2003 hrs., a Laureldale Borough Police Officer had stopped a vehicle in the 900 block of Elizabeth Ave. for a summary traffic offense. The officer identified the driver as Kevin Afre. Through a traffic investigation, the officer learned that Kevin Afre's license was not...
On Saturday, 2/15/20 at 2003 hrs., a Laureldale Borough Police Officer had stopped a vehicle in the 900 block of Elizabeth Ave. for a summary traffic offense. The officer identified the driver as Kevin Afre. Through a traffic investigation, the officer learned that Kevin Afre's license was not...

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Police were called to Target for a retail theft. Loss prevention showed police video of an outside contractor, hired by Target, concealing several items and then leaving the store without paying for them. Police ran the suspect's information to obtain a photo to compare to the video. The suspect...

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Police were called to Giant on Shillington Road for a theft. The victim advised she placed her purse down and when she went back to retrieve it, the purse was gone. A store associate did locate the purse in another isle. Money was stolen from the purse. Video showed the suspect taking the purse and...
Police were called to the 100 Blk of Goose Lane for a fight in progress. On location police found an intoxicated male, identified as Michael Kauffman, outside the residence. The victim, who was house sitting, advised that three males had entered the residence and began fighting with the victim. The...
Police were called to Target for a retail theft in progress. Loss prevention provided a description of the suspect who was leaving the store and advised police the suspect may have a weapon. Police arrived on scene and the suspect began running through the parking lot. The suspect, identified as...

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Police received a call regarding a theft that took place in the 300 Blk of Mail Route Road. The victim advised she recently let her cousin stay at her residence. The victim noticed several items were missing from her house. Police were able to make contact with the cousin, identified as William...

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Police responded to a 2 vehicle crash in the westbound lane of Revere Blvd near West Wyomissing Blvd. Upon arrival, Amy Griesemer, driver of a black Ford Mustang, and Blair Hogg, driver of a silver Ford Taurus were on location. One driver complained of minor pain and was evaluated on scene. No...

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In the overnight hours, 2 vehicles were vandalized in the 100 Blk of Woodside Avenue. Actor(s) took an unknown object and scratched every panel on a Cadillac STS and the bumper of another vehicle that was parked next to the Cadillac.

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Police responded to SR 222 before SR 272 for a report of an accident involving a tractor trailer. Upon arrival it was discovered that the tractor trailer, driven by Nigel Gayle had side swiped a Toyota Camry, operated by Reyngold Kalash causing damage to the drivers side of the vehicle. Neither...

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A reportable accident occurred a the intersection of State Hill Road and Broadcasting Road involving a gray Honda Accord and blue Ford Thunderbird. Operators, Joshua Price and Brendan Barton, along with one passenger were not injured. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

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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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