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On May 28, 2020 at approximately 10:05 AM, a WRPD Officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 100 block of South 4th Avenue due to multiple vehicle code violations. The original Officer and assisting Officers identified the driver of the vehicle as Jeffrey Lee FESSLER. The Officers...
On April 24, 2020 at approximately 6:18 P.M., a WRPD Officer was dispatched to the area of the 500 block of Penn Avenue for a suspicious situation. The Officer responded and arrived on location and conducted an investigation. Through the investigation the Officer determined that the driver of a...
On May 17, 2020 at approximately 7:16 PM, a WRPD Officer was dispatched to investigate a report of a theft at a Borough business in 600 block of Parkside Drive North. The Officer spoke to the business victim and conducted an investigation. During the investigation it was discovered that a male,...

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On February 27th officers took Erin WENK into custody for trespassing on Township property after repeated warnings were made for her not to return.
Patrol stopped a vehicle in the 3800 block of Main Street for traffic violations. During the investigation, officers located marijuana and paraphernalia inside the vehicle. The operator, William JENNINGS, was arrested and charged for the related narcotics violations as well as various traffic...
On February 20 police were dispatched to the 1500 blk of Lexington Way for a reported domestic violence situation. Police arrived and encountered Holly VERNAY who refused officers orders to not leave the residence as she was not free to go. VERNAY had to be physically controlled after trying to...
On December 28, 2019, John SOTO stole $13.16 worth of merchandise from Walmart located at 100 Crossings Blvd. This was his third offense for retail theft making this a felony conviction.
On December 13 2019 Matthew SLAUCH sexually harassed a Twin Valley School District teachers aide in the BRIDGES Classroom. This was an on-going issue for over two years. Charges were filed against SLAUCH for his continued inappropriate behavior to school staff.

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Beginning in early February members of the Berks County Human Trafficking Task Force conducted an operation to combat sex trafficking in our area. An undercover police officer was contacted by several suspects utilizing various websites aimed at prostitution. The suspects agreed to meet with the...

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Police investigated nine reportable accidents from February 24th through March 8th. Eighteen vehicles were involved, eleven required towing and two people were treated for injuries. During the same time frame information was received regarding seventeen non-reportable accidents. From February 24th...

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Police investigated nine reportable accidents from February 10th through February 23rd. Fifteen vehicles were involved, twelve required towing and two people were treated for injuries. During the same time period information was received regarding fourteen non-reportable accidents. From February...

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South Heidelberg Township Residents in the area of Carriage Drive and Shire Lane, please check any video you may have for people walking in the area between 1:00 AM and 3:00 AM on the morning of March 16, 2020. We are attempting to gather information about criminal mischief that occurred on...

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On March 15, 2020 at 1350, following a brief foot chase and search of his residence, David Antrim, was taken into custody by the Douglass Township Police. Antrim was wanted out of Montgomery and Berks counties for DUI and other related charges. Antrim, who’s drivers license is also suspended, was...

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The West Reading Police Department is attempting to identify the pictured male actor who used the victim’s debit card information in several different locations in Berks County on May 8 and May 9, 2019. If anyone is able to identify the male please contact Criminal Investigator Karie Good @ kgood@...

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UPDATE: The male has been identified and it has been confirmed that this incident was simply a misunderstanding. We are no longer looking to speak to this male and no crime has been committed. His photograph has been removed. On Sunday, 9/1/2019, at approximately 11:00 AM, the unknown pictured male...

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On Saturday, 8/31/2019, at 1:27 AM Central Berks Regional PD officers were dispatched to Cro-Arms, LLC, 959 Memorial Highway, Oley Township (a firearms dealer) for a burglar alarm activation. Responding officers arrived and determined that a burglary had occurred at the business after finding...

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On today’s date at 1:08 PM, the male in the attached photographs entered the BB&T Bank located at 420 Main Street in Oley Township and presented a note to the teller and demanded cash. The suspect was given a sum of money and fled the bank across Main Street and was last seen running behind...

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Sometime in the over night hours on Aug 2 and Aug 3 unknown person(s) cut copper wire from the Harmony Church pavilion and AC unit to the Church. The actors did considerable damage to the institution and likely injured themselves during the process of cutting the Freon line. If anyone has any...

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