Missing Corgi. Lela the corgi ran off from the area of Spruce Lane this date. She is not from the area. She is reported to be friendly and is chipped. Lela is pictured below. If found please contact the Douglass Township Police Department.
At approximately 1330 hours today two suspicious males were in the area of Peach Dr. The male in the photo approached a resident’s house, and stated he was with MetEd. The male said he was in the area in regards to meters, but did not have the resident’s house on their list.
At no point was any identification provided, and no paperwork was shown. The male eventually left on his own.
Please be wary of unknown individuals, and do not allow them into your home. Call 911 immediately for police response to confirm individuals identity.
Myself and the entire Laureldale Police Department wanted to assure our residents that we have been and will continue to patrol, serve and provide some normalcy to the residents of the borough. More than ever in these stressful times it is vitally important to maintain a police presence.
To minimize exposure to our residents and officers, our department has taken steps to add additional means to receive, respond and complete residents call for service.
We all know by now that coronavirus is incredibly contagious. And you've certainly heard the very important guidelines on how best to avoid the spread of COVID-19: 1) Wash your hands, 2) Avoid touching your face, 2) Maintain social distance, and 4) Keep your home surfaces clean and disinfect frequently. But which surfaces are most conducive for COVID-19, and therefore, most important to disinfect?
We would like to congratulate Sgt. Todd Peterson as he received the 2019 Aggressive Driving Enforcement Award (ADEEP). We also would like to acknowledge our neighbors, Jeb Cooper (South Heidelberg Twp) and Scott Schaffer (Wyomissing), who also received the award.
The Caernarvon Township Police Department phone lines are still down today. If you need to reach an officer for a non-emergency, please call Berks County Department of Emergency Services at 610-655-4911. Emergency calls are not affected during this outage and all 911 calls will still go to Berks DES.
Earlier this date, there was a social media post reporting an incident that occurred near Bernhart's Dam in Muhlenberg Twp. The post falsely reported that there was an "active shooter" incident occurring and to avoid the area. While there was police activity in the area this morning, please be assured there was no shooting incident and no cause for alarm.
SPECIAL ATTENTION OLEY TWP RESIDENTS ALONG MAIN ST: The BB&T Bank on Main Street in Oley Township was just robbed within the past hour. The suspect was wearing a white full-body hazmat-type suit with a mask and sunglasses. He was last seen running down the alley between Main Street and the Oley Fairgrounds towards Jefferson Street. Investigators are still on the scene collecting information but we are asking if anyone may have witnessed the suspect fleeing the scene to please contact our department through Berks DES at 610-655-4911. Additional information will be released later.