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On 6/8/2018 officers received a call from the Reading Hospital regarding a male the was identifying himself with one name and his wallet contained a different name. The male had no photo ID on him and he insisted his name was Joe Ortiz. There was also a debit card in his wallet that belonged to a...
On April 12, patrol was called to the Walmart for a retail theft and the subject being uncooperative. Upon arrival, officers identified the suspect as Deborah MARCH. She was charged with felony retail theft and receiving stolen property. The value of merchandise was $1356.09.
Joshua EICHER was charged with felony retail theft stemming from an investigating up and down the east coast where he was stealing thousands of dollars of electronics from multiple Walmart locations. He was finally located and taken into custody as a result of an arrest warrant against him in this...

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Police were responding to an accident involving a struck stop sign at Grings Hill and Wheatfield Roads, when they were informed the striking vehicle, a bronze colored Chevy Silverado, left the scene and struck another occupied vehicle. The vehicle was located a short time later when it ran off the...
Detectives were asked by a neighboring department to check one of the scrap yards in the township for possible stolen material. Detectives were able to locate the stolen concrete metal forms. The suspect, James Bailey, was identified by the owner of the scrap yard as the person who brought the...
On 5/24/2018 the West Reading Police Department received a report of a burglary, where cash was taken, that occurred earlier at a residence in the borough. The victim suspected an ex-boyfriend had entered the apartment and taken the money from the residence. They were in the midst of a bad break up...
On 4/14/2018 the West Reading Police responded to a report of an accident that occurred in the 400 blk of Buttonwood St. The driver of the vehicle, James FALASCA-CARTER appeared to be under the influence at the time of the accident. He was taken to St Joseph Medical Center for a legal blood sample...
On May 22, 2018 the West Reading Police department received a report of a Burglary that occurred sometime that day. It was alleged that the victim's daughter may have entered the residence and taken items without permission. During the investigation, the suspect, Brittany SHIFFLETT, was interviewed...

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On Friday November 3, 2017, at 1430 hours the Amity Township Police met with a fraud victim. Upon further investigation, it was determined that an old check was passed from the victim's checking account, without her knowledge. The check was created and passed online from the victim's account with a...

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On Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at approximately 7:35pm, Amity Police received an assignment of a Protection From Abuse Order violation. An active order was issued by a Berks County Judge on April 25, 2017 (#17-5008). A Criminal Complaint was filed for Indirect Criminal Contempt on a 30 year old w/m...

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On Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 0013 hours, the Amity Township Police Department responded to the Amity Garden Apartments in Douglassville for missing property. While conducting the investigation, Amity Township Police arrested a 22 year old male that had three 2"x4" clear plastic baggies of...

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On Tuesday 10/31/17 at 1233 Hrs., the Amity Township Police took a fraud report from a victim reporting his debit card was used online to purchase $631.48 worth of goods. This was an unauthorized transaction and the victim's card may have been compromised through unsecure online purchases.

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On Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 2:55 am, Amity Police responded to a residence in Amity Gardens for a domestic situation. Officers arrived and spoke with the victim who stated she had an altercation with her 29 year old husband and that she sustained an injury. The husband was subsequently arrested...

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On Friday, March 16th, 2018 at approximately 3:52 pm, the Amity Police responded to the Subway, located at 955 W. Benjamin Franklin Highway, for a $100 counterfeit bill that was passed. The offender was described as a light skinned black or Hispanic male wearing a black "puffy" winter coat,...

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On March 13th, 2018 at approximately 6:22 pm, Amity Township police responded to a report of a Burglary on the 1500 block of Weavertown Road. The victim stated that between March 7th and March 13th, 2018, unknown person(s) entered the complainants locked garage and took a crossbow and a dirt bike (...

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On Friday, February 16th, 2018 at approximately 3:31 pm, the Amity Township police responded to Island Pizza at 3060 Limekiln Road for a reported Theft. Officers learned that an unknown male and female entered the restaurant and did not order anything. When leaving the male took a tip jar...

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On Sunday, February 11th, 2018, Amity Township Police responded to an attempted Burglary of a residence. It was reported that at approximately 12:30 am on Thursday February 8th, the homeowner on the 1700 block of Weavertown Road heard their screen door open and unknown person(s) tampering with...

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On Friday, February 9th, 2018, Amity Township Police responded to a reported burglary. It was reported that sometime during the overnight hours of Friday, February 9th, unknown person(s) forced open the rear bilco door of the residence, and took several items to include change, food, and a Cam...

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