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On May 21, 2020 at approximately 11:00 PM, a WRPD Officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 000 block of South 6th Avenue due to a vehicle code violation. The Officer identified the driver of the vehicle as Daniel Ryan TOBIAS. The Officer conducted an investigation and that investigation...
While on patrol of the township officers come across a suspicious vehicle, an investigation was conducted and the occupants were found to be in possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. The operator, Anthony KOHLER, was arrested for the above charges.
Officers were dispatched to Walmart for a retail theft that had occurred days prior. An unknown female was observed by store employees selecting merchandise valued over $900 and leaving the store without paying. An investigation was conducted and Haylee WILLIAMS was identified by employees as the...
On August 14, 2020 at approximately 9:28 PM, the WRPD was dispatched to a physical domestic dispute at a residence in the 300 block of Kline Street. WRPD Officers arrived and conducted an investigation. The investigation revealed that a male, identified as Luis Miguel TORRES-RIVERA, assaulted a...
Michael James HOLLIDAY was taken into custody and arraigned on August 12th, 2020 for this incident/warrant. Warrant Details Warrant Type : Criminal Date Issued : Friday June 26th, 2020 Issuing Authority : MDJ 23-2-02 Holding Department : West Reading Borough Police Department Docket Number : MJ-...

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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 responded to a call from a pizza delivery person who had food taken from them without payment received. Upon arrival police were given a description of a black male approximately 30-35 years old wearing all dark clothing, that answered the door to an apartment. After receiving the food the...

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Upon returning home from vacation homeowners in the 800 block of Blue Gate Lane discovered a lawnmower missing from their tool shed. Police observed pry marks on the shed door. Stolen was a red in color Snapper brand self-propelled mulching mower. If any suspicious activity was noticed in the area...

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On Saturday, August 27, at 6:15pm police responded to the intersection of Penn Avenue and South Dwight Street for a report of a three vehicle accident. Upon arrival officers found a total of 9 occupants between the three vehicles. Eight people were taken to the Reading Hospital. Two people were...

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Police were dispatched for a report of a theft. On location police were advised a package was delivered on 7/5/16 at 12:45pm. When the homeowner returned home at 1:30pm the package was missing. The neighbor had a video camera that recorded a black male wearing a long blue shirt, dark pants and...

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Over the July 4th holiday weekend, this department responded township wide for eleven vehicle accidents. In total, twenty vehicles were involved, only one injury reported and three vehicles were towed from the scene.

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