On 7/5/20 at approx. 1030 am an officer of the Douglass Township Police Department, Berks County was on patrol and flagged down on Reading Ave. The concerned driver of the vehicle approached and informed the officer of something he discovered laying on the roadway. The driver was traveling in the 1800 Block of Farmington Ave (Upper Pottsgrove Twp., Montgomery County) when he observed something laying in the roadway. The item was identified as a .22 cal revolver handgun. Concerned someone or even a child could find it the driver picked the item up and flagged down the first officer he came across.
The officer took possession of the handgun and discovered that where the firearm was located it needed to be turned over to that department. An officer of the Upper Pottsgrove Police Department was contacted and took possession of the firearm.