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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Man arrested in drive-by shooting of home near BirdsboroPennsylvania State Police have made an arrest in the drive-by shooting of a hom
Man arrested in drive-by shooting of home near Birdsboro
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 hours ago
Pennsylvania State Police have made an arrest in the drive-by shooting of a home in Berks County. Troopers have not yet released the suspect's name because he has not been formally charged, but the 64-year-old man is in custody and being questioned... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Another bank robbed in Berks; 5th in recent weeksPolice are on the scene of another bank robbery in Berks County, the fifth one
Another bank robbed in Berks; 5th in recent weeks
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 20 hours ago
Police are on the scene of another bank robbery in Berks County, the fifth one in recent weeks. The holdup happened shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Tompkins Vist Bank at North 13th and Rockland streets in northeast Reading. Police could... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Shop owner fends off knife-wielding woman with caneA would-be robber with a knife was no match for a cane-carrying shop owner in R
Shop owner fends off knife-wielding woman with cane
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
A would-be robber with a knife was no match for a cane-carrying shop owner in Reading, police said. The suspect, identified as Jamie Brunner, entered Ronnie's Home of the Steak at 936 Exeter Street around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday and asked the owner to... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police renew plea for help to ID parking lot shootergentlemen yet, but hopefully with the public's help, we can try to identify who
Police renew plea for help to ID parking lot shooter
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
gentlemen yet, but hopefully with the public's help, we can try to identify who this person is," said Sgt. Kyle Rentschler, Reading Police Department. In the video, the man appears to knock on the car window, pause for a moment, swing the door open... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Do you recognise these people? CCTV released after Ascot assaultis a man, possibly in his 30s. Investigating officer detective constable Amand
Do you recognise these people? CCTV released after Ascot assault
Reading Evening Post / Posted 7 days ago
is a man, possibly in his 30s. Investigating officer detective constable Amanda Winterbourne, of Force CID based at Reading police station, said: "This was a nasty attack, which has understandably left the victim traumatised and with serious... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Drugs raid arrests in WhitleyGreen in December. They arrested two suspects aged 18 and 29 on possession of
Drugs raid arrests in Whitley
Reading Evening Post / Posted 9 days ago
Green in December. They arrested two suspects aged 18 and 29 on possession of Class A and C drugs with intent to supply. Both men answered their bail at Reading police station on Monday and will now return to the same station on Tuesday, February... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Woman disturbs thieves attempting to steal 12-old's bikeriding on a white Fleet bicycle. Nothing was stolen. Read More Case Investig
Woman disturbs thieves attempting to steal 12-old's bike
Reading Evening Post / Posted 11 days ago
riding on a white Fleet bicycle. Nothing was stolen. Read More Case Investigator Barbara Dudley of Local CID based at Reading police station said: “There were two women in the area at the time of the offence and we would like to hear from... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Reading police look to identify man who fired shots in airReading police are searching for the person caught on camera firing gunshots in
Reading police look to identify man who fired shots in air
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 12 days ago
Reading police are searching for the person caught on camera firing gunshots into the air. Police released surveillance video taken last Thursday outside a 7-11 on Lackawanna Street. The video shows a white man standing outside of a car and he... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Reading Police discuss recent break-Ins with communityattic, he just tossed everything upside down and inside out. He ate some yogurt
Reading Police discuss recent break-Ins with community
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
attic, he just tossed everything upside down and inside out. He ate some yogurt and some cereal." To make things worse, Reading Police said that's one of 16 home break-ins in Hampton Heights and College Heights in just the last month. Before... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Reading community targeted by crime fights backBermudez says she's on edge. "I usually leave the screen door just locked, now
Reading community targeted by crime fights back
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
Bermudez says she's on edge. "I usually leave the screen door just locked, now I close both of the doors," she said. Reading police confirm that there has been a rash of burglaries in both the Hampden Heights and College Heights areas... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Communities in Reading to hold meeting on crimea meeting to address crime in their neighborhoods. Neighbors of Hampden Height
Communities in Reading to hold meeting on crime
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 days ago
a meeting to address crime in their neighborhoods. Neighbors of Hampden Heights and College Heights will meet with Reading police regarding multiple home and car break ins. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at... Read more
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WLWT-TV Cincinnati
Police report: Sharonville fire chief admitted paying woman for sexbut he is on paid administrative leave after allegations of improper conduct.
Police report: Sharonville fire chief admitted paying woman for sex
WLWT-TV Cincinnati / Posted 18 days ago
but he is on paid administrative leave after allegations of improper conduct. WLWT has obtained an incident report from Reading Police. It states that an officer was monitoring a residence in the 200 block of Ohio Circle for prostitution... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Interview: Robert Sterling Hecker, New Orleans Harbor Police Chief and first-time crime novelistDid you read crime novels throughout your career? H: As an aspiring police sup
Interview: Robert Sterling Hecker, New Orleans Harbor Police Chief and first-time crime novelist
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 19 days ago
Did you read crime novels throughout your career? H: As an aspiring police supervisor, my free time to read was spent reading police manuals and management books to try and get promoted through the ranks … [but] early on I read some novels... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Reading police seek ID of downtown bank robberReading police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man who robbed a
Reading police seek ID of downtown bank robber
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 days ago
Reading police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man who robbed a bank in center city. Detectives on Thursday released a surveillance photo of the robber, who hit the BB&T Bank at 21 North Sixth Street shortly before 4 p.m.... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Man sentenced for firing at Reading police officersA Reading man could spend the rest of his life behind bars for opening fire on
Man sentenced for firing at Reading police officers
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 21 days ago
A Reading man could spend the rest of his life behind bars for opening fire on Reading police officers. Alan Michael Ortiz was sentenced to 60 to 120 years in state prison after being convicted of three counts of assault of a law enforcement... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Over-medicated driver was 'swerving all over the road'on the Warrego Highway and then on Oakey streets that another motorist followed
Over-medicated driver was 'swerving all over the road'
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
on the Warrego Highway and then on Oakey streets that another motorist followed her, video taped her driving and called police, Toowoomba Magistrates Court has heard. The witness told police of seeing the woman swerving into the path of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police, community come together to share ideas at forumand young people came together on Saturday to share ideas. The meeting comes o
Police, community come together to share ideas at forum
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 24 days ago
and young people came together on Saturday to share ideas. The meeting comes on the heels of the attempted murder of a Reading police officer Friday, and the fatal shooting of an unarmed teen in Chicago police say was driving a stolen car. The... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Shot fired at Reading police officerOne man is in custody after Reading police say he fired a shot at an officer.
Shot fired at Reading police officer
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 25 days ago
One man is in custody after Reading police say he fired a shot at an officer. According to police, an officer approached 20-year-old Edwin Acevedo, who appeared to have a firearm, standing in the area of the 400 block of Spring Garden Street.... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Updates: Reading fire crews tackle blaze in disused warehouseon Facebook just before 5pm. Pictures from eyewitnesses show smoke coming from
Updates: Reading fire crews tackle blaze in disused warehouse
Reading Evening Post / Posted 25 days ago
on Facebook just before 5pm. Pictures from eyewitnesses show smoke coming from the disused warehouse in Kenavon Drive, Reading Police called to scene at 4.45pm A spokeswoman from Thames Valley Police said officers were called to reports of a... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Reading thieves steal power tools and sunglasses from parked carsdriver guns with chargers and one Momosa site welder were stolen. Investigatin
Reading thieves steal power tools and sunglasses from parked cars
Reading Evening Post / Posted 27 days ago
driver guns with chargers and one Momosa site welder were stolen. Investigating officer inspector Ashley Smith, based at Reading police station, said: “Please ensure that any valuables are not left on display in your vehicle. “If you saw... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Caversham teenager arrested after stabbing in King's MeadowInvestigating officer detective constable Alice Ashman, based at Reading police
Caversham teenager arrested after stabbing in King's Meadow
Reading Evening Post / Posted 28 days ago
Investigating officer detective constable Alice Ashman, based at Reading police station, said: "I would like to talk to anyone who may have any information which they think could help our investigation into this incident. "Please get in touch by... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police, family not giving up in search for missing manchildren before and that day, when we adopted Anthony, he became a part of our
Police, family not giving up in search for missing man
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 28 days ago
children before and that day, when we adopted Anthony, he became a part of our hearts. He was so special," he said. The Reading Police Department also isn't giving up. The RPD posted Anthony's picture again on its Facebook page, getting hundreds... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
National Night Out events planned across Berkswill be shown. There will also be music by Heart and Sound from 1 p.m. until 5
National Night Out events planned across Berks
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 28 days ago
will be shown. There will also be music by Heart and Sound from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m., and Sound Advice at 5 p.m. The West Reading Police Department will host its annual event from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the field at the pavilion at Sycamore Road.... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Teenager who threatened man with baseball bat sentenced£100 in costs. The baseball bat has been destroyed. Investigating officer, PC
Teenager who threatened man with baseball bat sentenced
Reading Evening Post / Posted 30 days ago
£100 in costs. The baseball bat has been destroyed. Investigating officer, PC James Dunwell of the response team based at Reading police station, said: “I am pleased this young offender pleaded guilty to the offences he committed and that the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Boy Scouts treat RPD officers to lunchSome Boy Scouts in Berks County had a run-in with police. The Boy Scouts treat
Boy Scouts treat RPD officers to lunch
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 1 months ago
Some Boy Scouts in Berks County had a run-in with police. The Boy Scouts treated Reading police officers to lunch. Troop 459 bought about 140 officers pizza, drinks and snacks. The Boy Scouts said they were inspired to act after hearing about the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Rash of robberies in Berks Countyare assisting in the investigation. Less than 24 hours later, a man robbed a F
Rash of robberies in Berks County
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 1 months ago
are assisting in the investigation. Less than 24 hours later, a man robbed a Family Dollar on North 4th Street in Reading. Reading Police identified the suspect as 58-year-old William Stockbaur. The bank in Wyomissing is across the street from the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Caught on Camera: West Reading auto thefthours a white Kia Sorrento was taken from the parking garage at 5th and Spruce,
Caught on Camera: West Reading auto theft
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 1 months ago
hours a white Kia Sorrento was taken from the parking garage at 5th and Spruce," said Chief Stephen Powell of West Reading Police. Police released surveillance footage of a man in the garage wearing a blue t-shirt. They say he's the one... Read more

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