On June 4, 2021 at approximately 9:10 PM, a WRPD Officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for a violation of the West Reading Borough noise ordinance while in the area of the 500 block of Penn Avenue. The Officer conducted an investigation and learned that the driver of the vehicle, identified as Juan BAEZ, was found to only have a learner's permit in PA. As the investigation continued, BAEZ handed over a small amount of marijuana to the Officer. BAEZ was also found to have a firearm on his person and did not have a permit to carry a concealed firearm. BAEZ was taken into custody and transported to the District Justice to answer to the listed offenses.
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