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On October 24, 2021 at approximately 1:54 AM, a WRPD Officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle due to multiple violations of the PA Motor Vehicle Code near the intersection of Chestnut Street and South 3rd Avenue. The vehicle attempted to flee and traveled over a sidewalk; running over a plant...
Please click on the attached PDF to view our September 2021 Monthly Activity Report.
On October 6, 2021 at approximately 10:47 PM, a WRPD Officer was dispatched to a report of a theft of a motor vehicle. The vehicle was found to have been stolen from a business located in the 600 block of Parkside Drive North. A WRPD Officer responded and initiated an investigation. Surveillance...
Pernell Robert SMITH was taken into custody and arrested for the below warrant on Wednesday, September 15th, 2021. Warrant Details Warrant Type : Criminal Date Issued : Tuesday August 17th, 2021 Issuing Authority : MDJ 23-2-02 Holding Department : West Reading Borough Police Department Docket...
Pernell Robert SMITH was taken into custody and arrested for the below warrant on Wednesday, September 15th, 2021. Warrant Details Warrant Type : Criminal Date Issued : Tuesday August 17th, 2021 Issuing Authority : MDJ 23-2-02 Holding Department : West Reading Borough Police Department Docket...
On August 23, 2021 at approximately 8:56 PM, a WRPD Officer was dispatched to investigate a report of a theft of an electric bicycle from business located in the 700 block of Reading Avenue. The Officer spoke to the victim and conducted an investigation. During the investigation, surveillance video...
On Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at approximately 5:30 PM, WRPD Officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in progress at a residence in the 200 block of Kline Street. The Officers responded and came in contact with the involved parties. WRPD Criminal Investigators responded and continued the...
Melix Alexander RODRIGUEZ was taken into custody and arraigned on July 19th, 2021 for this incident/warrant. Warrant Details Warrant Type : Criminal Date Issued : Tuesday May 4th, 2021 Issuing Authority : MDJ 23-2-02 Holding Department : Berks County Sheriff's Department Docket Number : MJ-23202-CR...
On June 29, 2021 at approximately 10:00 PM, a WRPD Officer was dispatched to investigate a report of a theft from a parked, motor vehicle. The vehicle was found to have been parked in a resident's driveway in the rear of the 500 block of Franklin Street. The victim advised that a firearm and...
On October 24, 2021 at approximately 1:54 AM, a WRPD Officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle due to multiple violations of the PA Motor Vehicle Code near the intersection of Chestnut Street and South 3rd Avenue. The vehicle attempted to flee and traveled over a sidewalk; running over a plant...
On October 6, 2021 at approximately 10:47 PM, a WRPD Officer was dispatched to a report of a theft of a motor vehicle. The vehicle was found to have been stolen from a business located in the 600 block of Parkside Drive North. A WRPD Officer responded and initiated an investigation. Surveillance...
On July 21, 2021 at approximately 8:38 PM, a WRPD Officer was dispatched for a report of a theft of a motor vehicle in the 100 block of Tulpehocken Avenue. The Officer arrived, spoke to the victim and collected information. WRPD Officers conducted an investigation and, through video evidence, a...
On July 23, 2019 at approximately 10:48 AM, a WRPD Officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 300 block of Kline Street for a violation of the PA motor vehicle code. The Officer conducted an investigation and learned that the driver of the vehicle had originally identified himself by...
Please click on the attached PDF to view our September 2021 Monthly Activity Report.
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We are seeking your help….. overnight rocks were moved causing damage to the retaining walls alongside the Reading Museum. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the WRPD at 610-373-0111 , click on the "Submit a Tip" button on this page to submit an anonymous tip, call...

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Theft of property: On Monday, April 5, 2021 at approximately 7:20 PM, the WRPD received an assignment to contact a resident relative to a theft which had occurred previously. The Officer arrived and initiated an investigation. That investigation revealed that in the morning hours of Sunday, March...

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The West Reading Borough Police Department is investigating a theft that occurred on October 7th, 2020 at around 2345 hours from a complex in the 700 block of Reading Avenue. If anyone can identify the individual in these photos, please contact Sgt. Wayne Holben at wholben@westreadingborough.org or...

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On 9/29/2020 at around 12:15 PM there was an MVA where the striking vehicle left the scene without leaving their name or insurance information. The striking vehicle is reported to be a red Ford Taurus with a male driver. The vehicle was leaving the Wendy's lot and struck another vehicle that was...

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The West Reading Borough Police Department is investigating a theft that occurred on May 14, 2020 at around 0935 hours from a business in the 600 block of Penn Avenue. If anyone can identify the male please contact CI Karie Good at kgood@westreadingborough.org or 610-373-0111, click on the "Submit...

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