On 06/08/2020 Douglass Township police dispatched for a welfare check by both Berks County dispatch pursuant to a complaint and via Montgomery County transfer from West Pottsgrove Township Police who were also dispatched. Call details are as follows, check area for a white male in his 30s walking on the tracks, male is wearing a white T-shirt and dark pants, appears to be intoxicated, is yelling and throwing rocks. Norfolk Souther was requested to halt all train traffic through the area for safe operation. A Douglass Officer responded and arrived on scene with West Pottsgrove units. Together the officers determined that the male was under the influence of Methamphetamines. The suspect male was identified as Jeffrey Michael Gery, Gery later explained that he used Meth around 0100-0200 hours. Gery was placed under arrest at this time and was transported to Berks CPC without issue. Gery was handed over to the custody of the Berks County Sheriff's Department CPC staff.
Charges will be filed for this incident.