UPDATE....NELSON has been arrested.
- Warrant Type: Criminal
- Date Issued: Saturday July 27th, 2019
- Issuing Authority: Magisterial District 23-2-02
- Holding Department: West Reading Police Department
- Docket Number: MJ-23202-CR-0000336-2019
- Reference ID: 38-19-1951
On July 27, 2019 at approximately 1117 hours, the West Reading Police Department (WRPD) was dispatched to a borough business in the 600 block of Parkside Drive North for an assault. The investigation revealed that the defendant and wanted subject, identified as Zachary NELSON, had a disagreement with a female victim. During the disagreement NELSON went over to the victim, closed the curtain to the room the victim was in and started to choke her. The victim stated she wasn't able to breath at that time. A child, who was also in the room, started to cry and NELSON then let the victim go. The victim then got up and opened the curtain to the room. NELSON then made the statement to the victim that he was going to kill the victim, the child, and himself. NELSON then left the room. The WRPD thanks you all for your assistance.