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On April 8, 2020 at approximately 8:40 AM, the WRPD was dispatched to a business in the 00 block of South 3rd Avenue in reference to a suspicious male passed out/sleeping in a stairwell at that business. WRPD Officers responded, arrived on location and came in contact with the male, identified as...
On April 6, 2020 at approximately 7:40 PM, the WRPD was dispatched to a residence in the 300 block of Tulpehocken Avenue for a physical domestic dispute in progress. WRPD Officers responded, arrived and made contact with both involved individuals. An investigation was conducted and an involved male...
On March 29, 2020 at approximately 1:58 AM, the WRPD was dispatched to a residence in the 400 block of Franklin Street for a 911 hang-up call. WRPD Officers responded, arrived and made contact with a resident at that location. Both involved individuals were then located by WRPD Officers. An...

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On March 7, 2020 at approximately 1:47 AM, a WRPD Officer initiated a traffic stop on a motor vehicle due to a Pennsylvania vehicle code violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver of the vehicle, identified as Frank Allen RIVERA, provided false information about his identity. The...
On January 29, 2020, at approximately 9:19 P.M., WRPD Officers were dispatched to the area of the 400 block of Cherry Street for the report of an unconscious male inside a borough business. The Officers arrived and located a male, identified as Brandon HODGES. The Officers' investigation determined...
On February 29, 2019 at approximately 2:11 A.M., a WRPD Officer was patrolling the area of the 400 block of Penn Avenue. The Officer witnessed a motor vehicle crash near that location. The Officer conducted an investigation and determined that the driver of the vehicle which crashed, identified as...
On March 1, 2020 at approximately 1:05 AM, the WRPD was dispatched to a borough business in the 400 block of Penn Avenue for a physical fight in progress. WRPD Officers arrived and located involved individuals. An investigation was conducted and an involved male, identified as Matthew John HOCH,...
On February 25, 2020 at approximately 2:00 AM, a WRPD Officer initiated a traffic stop on a motor vehicle due to multiple Pennsylvania vehicle code violations. Further investigation revealed that the driver of the vehicle, identified as Andrew Edward PETTERSSON, was found to have a blood alcohol...

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UPDATE: The vehicle in this case has been recovered by the Reading Police Department (RPD). The suspect has been identified, apprehended and charges have been filed against him. Thank you to the RPD for their assistance in this case. The West Reading Police Department is investigating the theft of...

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On June 3, 2016, the pictured male suspect, described as a younger B/M, 5'8" - 5'9" with a mohawk haircut, tattoo's on neck and right arm, wearing a white shirt and tan or khaki colored pants, used a fradulant credit card at two area jewelery stores, and was able to successfully make one purchase...

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The West Reading Police department is looking for information on a shots fired case. The incident occured on April 30th around 0314 hours and again at 0439 hours. If you have any information or saw anything that may be useful, please contact us at 610-373-0111. You may also use the "submit a tip"...

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The West Reading Police Department is requesting assistance in attempting to identify two males. The males committed a theft from the 600 block of Penn Avenue at Paisley Moon. The theft occurred on 11/24/2014. Anyone who has any information is requested to contact the West Reading Police Department...

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