UPDATE: Ginger has been located.

Please be on the lookout for Ginger, a yellow golden retriever.  She is missing from Township Line Rd.  Ginger is reported to be friendly, and wearing a purple collar with her information on it.  Please contact the Douglass Twp. Police Department if found.  A photo of Ginger is posted below.

Rattlesnake Hill Rd. between Constitution Ave. and Hill School Rd. will be closed due to a tree and power lines down in the roadway. MetEd has been notified. Please avoid the area until the roadway has been cleared.

Douglass Township Police are receiving numerous reports and have multiple units in the area of Farmington Ave and Colebrookdale Rd for what appears to be a heavy-set gentleman with a beard, flying on some type of sleigh. He was last spotted hundreds of feet above the neighborhood. We have several calls for excessive noise in the area (intermittent sounds of bells) and someone on rooftops.

Road Closure:  Old Philadelphia Pike from Squirrel Hollow Rd to Grosstown Rd there will be crews repairing a pipe in the 500 Block of Old Philadelphia Pike from Mon December 21st through December 23rd.  The roadway is only expected to be closed during the day.  It should be open to traffic for the evening.  The entire job is expected to be completed no later then Wednesday December 23rd.  

The Douglass Township Police Department

Please be advised that the following snow emergencies have been declared in the municipalities that we serve, due to the impending winter storm:

The Spring Township Police Department would like to welcome our new Deputy Police Chief Stephen Powell. Deputy Chief Powell previously served as the West Reading Borough Police Chief following an honorable career with the Reading City Police Department. We look forward to having Deputy Chief Powell join our team as he brings his experience and professionalism to our community.

Austin Engel missing from the Morgantown Area. Austin is 5'10", 125 lbs, hazel eyes, brown hair. Austin is wearing blue jeans, blk sneakers and a red, white and black hoodie. If seen please call 911 or 610-286-1012.

Hill School Rd. is closed from Rattlesnake Hill Rd. to Creek Rd. for power lines down in the area of 53 Hill School Rd.
MetEd has been notified.
Please avoid the area.

Due to powerlines being down Winding Rd. from Birch Ln. to Sunset Dr. is closed.  Also, Sunset Dr. from the area of 88 Sunset Dr. to Winding Rd. is closed. 

MetEd has been notified. 

At this time, we are unable to provide a timeframe for when the roadways will reopen.  Please avoid those areas.

Please be on the lookout for two miniature horses in the area of Gristmill Rd.  One is brown/bey and the other is gray and white.  If seen please contact the Douglass Township Police Department.