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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Charges dropped against officer accused of punching woman, destroying cellphoneA judge in Berks County has dismissed charges against a Reading police officer
Charges dropped against officer accused of punching woman, destroying cellphone
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 10 hours ago
A judge in Berks County has dismissed charges against a Reading police officer accused of punching a woman and smashing her cellphone during a traffic stop. RAW VIDEO: See what happened Jesus Santiago-DeJesus was in court Wednesday. The district... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
All criminal charges against Reading police officer dismissedCriminal charges have been dropped against a Reading police officer who had sto
All criminal charges against Reading police officer dismissed
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 hours ago
Criminal charges have been dropped against a Reading police officer who had stood accused of punching a woman and smashing her cell phone during a traffic stop. Ofc. Jesus Santiago-DeJesus appeared in court for his preliminary hearing on... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Drunk driver ‘fell asleep at wheel’charge after Mercedes rolls backwards while driver sleeps at the wheel IT WOUL
Drunk driver ‘fell asleep at wheel’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
charge after Mercedes rolls backwards while driver sleeps at the wheel IT WOULD be funny if it weren’t so serious. Police allege an East Gosford man fell asleep at the wheel of his stationary Mercedes while it was stopped at the lights... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Berks County authorities investigating car arsonand offering their help, with not just money, but offering to drive you here an
Berks County authorities investigating car arson
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
and offering their help, with not just money, but offering to drive you here and drive you there, it's overwhelming really," she said. Anyone with information is asked to call Reading police or contact Crime Alert Berks by calling 877-... Read more
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Boston Globe
Pursuit of ‘disturbed’ man in North Reading ends in fiery crashand behaving bizarrely in a car ended when he crashed into a utility pole Monda
Pursuit of ‘disturbed’ man in North Reading ends in fiery crash
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
and behaving bizarrely in a car ended when he crashed into a utility pole Monday evening, authorities said. North Reading police said the incident began when the department received multiple calls around 6:30 p.m. about a man “acting... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Reading steps up patrols in city parksweek gunfire erupted near a park playground, sending folks scrambling during th
Reading steps up patrols in city parks
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
week gunfire erupted near a park playground, sending folks scrambling during the Blacktop Basketball Summer League. The Reading Police Department has now beefed up patrols. Barbara Walton is a spectator and said, "I was very nervous and scared... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Blacktop basketball league underway in Readingon Thursday families were alarmed when shots were fired a block away near North
Blacktop basketball league underway in Reading
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
on Thursday families were alarmed when shots were fired a block away near North 11th and Washington streets. Reading police say 2 people were arguing near the City Park playground when someone opened fire. Police say no injuries were... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Two men wanted for hotel shooting in Wyomissingtwo-door, dark colored Chrysler. Authorities in Wyomissing were able to quickl
Two men wanted for hotel shooting in Wyomissing
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
two-door, dark colored Chrysler. Authorities in Wyomissing were able to quickly identify the suspects with the help of the Reading Police Department and the victim. "The Reading Police Department helped assist us in the investigation," Endy said.... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Reading stabbing suspect arrested after tense standoffvehicle was damaged. A man being arrested on suspicion of criminal damage in B
Reading stabbing suspect arrested after tense standoff
Reading Evening Post / Posted 13 days ago
vehicle was damaged. A man being arrested on suspicion of criminal damage in Basingstoke Road Inspector James Tribe from Reading Police Station said: "We would like to thank the community around Basingstoke Road for their patience as we closed... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Three arrests made in Basingstoke Road after stabbingA man being arrested on suspicion of criminal damage in Basingstoke Road Inspe
Three arrests made in Basingstoke Road after stabbing
Reading Evening Post / Posted 14 days ago
A man being arrested on suspicion of criminal damage in Basingstoke Road Inspector James Tribe of Reading Police station said: “We would like to thank the local community around Basingstoke Road for their patience as we closed the road to allow a... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Men wanted for attempted murder in Wyomissingsaid Endy. Police say the 2 men likely drove off in a dark-colored, two-door 2
Men wanted for attempted murder in Wyomissing
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 days ago
said Endy. Police say the 2 men likely drove off in a dark-colored, two-door 2007 Chrysler car. With the help of the Reading Police Department and the victim, Wyomissing authorities were able to quickly identify the suspects. "The Reading... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown Craigslist killer pleads guilty, sentenced to 30-60 years in prisonfrom Ervin's two cellphones and tracked the phone with 347 area code to the 100
Allentown Craigslist killer pleads guilty, sentenced to 30-60 years in prison
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
from Ervin's two cellphones and tracked the phone with 347 area code to the 100 block of South Fourth Street in Reading Reading police were dispatched to the area, found the BMW and stopped it, finding Young behind the wheel. An officer at the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Three injured in Reading shootingREADING — Three men were wounded in a Reading shooting Tuesday night. Reading
Three injured in Reading shooting
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
READING — Three men were wounded in a Reading shooting Tuesday night. Reading police Sgt. Darrin Dougherty said authorities were called just after 8 p.m. and told shots had been fired on Avenue D at Glenside Homes, a housing project. Dougherty said... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
5 of 42 suspects still at large after drug sweep in Berksfrom the suspects, according to District Attorney John Adams. As a result, mem
5 of 42 suspects still at large after drug sweep in Berks
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 15 days ago
from the suspects, according to District Attorney John Adams. As a result, members of the DA's drug task force, the Reading Police Department and Pennsylvania State Police served warrants to search 14 homes, 12 of which are in Reading. One... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Assaults rise by a third in Readingof Home Office crime figures by getreading has revealed a sharp rise in people
Assaults rise by a third in Reading
Reading Evening Post / Posted 16 days ago
of Home Office crime figures by getreading has revealed a sharp rise in people being attacked across England and Wales. In Reading police recorded 2,799 such crimes in 2015, which is an increase of 36 per cent compared with the 2,053 recorded in... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Total moron shockingly drunk and twice the speed limitbeing clocked at twice the speed limit on one of Adelaide’s busiest roads — and
Total moron shockingly drunk and twice the speed limit
Adelaide Now / Posted 19 days ago
being clocked at twice the speed limit on one of Adelaide’s busiest roads — and then registering a shocking blood alcohol reading. Police patrols were doing laser duties on Port Rd, at Woodville South, when they clocked a driver travelling... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Police seek to ID credit card fraud suspectBERKS COUNTY, Pa. -On June 3, 2016, West Reading Police seek to identify a male
Police seek to ID credit card fraud suspect
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 20 days ago
BERKS COUNTY, Pa. -On June 3, 2016, West Reading Police seek to identify a male suspect wanted for credit card fraud. Investigators released a surveillance photo of the suspect, he is described as a younger black male, about 5 feet 8 to 5 feet 9... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police arrest suspect in Reading's 1st homicide of 2016Reading police have made an arrest in the city's first homicide of 2016. Jajou
Police arrest suspect in Reading's 1st homicide of 2016
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 20 days ago
Reading police have made an arrest in the city's first homicide of 2016. Jajour Caceres was charged Thursday afternoon with first- and third-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Kevin Grossman in an alley off the 600 block of Locust Street on... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Garbage Dumpers use Reading Alleyway to Ditch TrashPolice are looking for two men who used a Reading alleyway has a garbage dump.
Garbage Dumpers use Reading Alleyway to Ditch Trash
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 20 days ago
Police are looking for two men who used a Reading alleyway has a garbage dump. The Reading Police shared the video survelliance on their Facebook page of the two males dumping a full car load of trash into the alleyway before driving off.... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bicycle-riding shooting suspect in custodyof shooting another man before fleeing the scene on his bicycle has been appreh
Bicycle-riding shooting suspect in custody
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 20 days ago
of shooting another man before fleeing the scene on his bicycle has been apprehended on attempted homicide charges. Reading police officers busted Elisamuel Baez in the 500 block of Schuylkill Avenue shortly after 3 a.m. Thursday. Baez, 31,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Dozens of alleged drug dealers, customers arrested, sought in 'Operation Antidote'26 suspects are alleged to be customers. District Attorney John Adams, along w
Dozens of alleged drug dealers, customers arrested, sought in 'Operation Antidote'
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 20 days ago
26 suspects are alleged to be customers. District Attorney John Adams, along with his chief detective, Michael Gombar, and Reading police Chief Andres Dominguez, announced Thursday the results of the two-and-a-half-year investigation, dubbed... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Busy 1st week on job for Reading's new police chiefsame day, Alexander Mazza is accused of stabbing and killing his own father in
Busy 1st week on job for Reading's new police chief
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 21 days ago
same day, Alexander Mazza is accused of stabbing and killing his own father in Kenhorst, which is patrolled by Reading police. "These things happen," Dominguez said. "All I have to do is make sure our officers are well-trained and make... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Man shot twice near Reading police headquartersrear of city hall to do some paperwork, he was walking across Cedar Street, he
Man shot twice near Reading police headquarters
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 22 days ago
rear of city hall to do some paperwork, he was walking across Cedar Street, he heard a number of shots being fired," said Reading Police Captain Damond Kloc. The officer ran down Cedar Street, toward Walnut, and found a man with a pair of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Reading man accused of deadly weekend shootingA Reading man is accused of shooting a killing another man over the weekend. I
Reading man accused of deadly weekend shooting
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 23 days ago
A Reading man is accused of shooting a killing another man over the weekend. It happened Saturday morning around 4:21 a.m. in the area of 10th and Penn streets in Reading. Police were dispatched to that location for a report of a man who had been... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
11 Reading landmarks that might not be there in five yearsproject will be done in five years remains to be seen Which leads to..........
11 Reading landmarks that might not be there in five years
Reading Evening Post / Posted 26 days ago
project will be done in five years remains to be seen Which leads to............2. The Hexagon? Which leads to......3. Reading Police StationReading police station. Reading Town Centre, GVs of IDR (to be Continued) Whether that happens remains... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown man charged with homicide for 2014 killingshooting death in the city. Eric Monroe Davis, 34, no current address, was tak
Allentown man charged with homicide for 2014 killing
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 26 days ago
shooting death in the city. Eric Monroe Davis, 34, no current address, was taken into custody without incident Friday by Reading Police. In addition to criminal homicide, Davis has been charged with burglary, robbery, aggravated assault, and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Homicide victim's fiancée: He always put others firstthe vehicle indicated that the passenger of the truck was injured and just had
Homicide victim's fiancée: He always put others first
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 28 days ago
the vehicle indicated that the passenger of the truck was injured and just had been shot," said Captain Damond Kloc of the Reading Police Department. Soon after, the truck broke down and Walker died on his way to the hospital. Now police are on... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
1 Dead, 1 Hurt in Convenience Store ShootingPolice say one person has been killed and another wounded in a shooting at a co
1 Dead, 1 Hurt in Convenience Store Shooting
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 28 days ago
Police say one person has been killed and another wounded in a shooting at a convenience store in eastern Pennsylvania. Reading police say the shooting was reported about 1:15 a.m. Wednesday. One adult male victim was found in the passenger seat of... Read more
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TribLIVE
1 dead, 1 hurt in shooting at Pa. convenience store— Police say one person has been killed and another wounded in a shooting at a
1 dead, 1 hurt in shooting at Pa. convenience store
TribLIVE / Posted 28 days ago
— Police say one person has been killed and another wounded in a shooting at a convenience store in eastern Pennsylvania. Reading police say the shooting was reported about 1:15 a.m. Wednesday. Police haven't described the circumstances leading... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police investigating homicide at Getty Mart in ReadingIn Berks County, Reading Police are investigating a homicide. It happened arou
Police investigating homicide at Getty Mart in Reading
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 29 days ago
In Berks County, Reading Police are investigating a homicide. It happened around 1:15 Wednesday morning at the Getty Mart located at the intersection of West Greenwich Street and Schuylkill Avenue. Police say the investigation is in its early... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Police launch manhunt after 'targeted' gun attack in parkwas taken to hospital by air ambulance Investigating officer, detective inspec
Police launch manhunt after 'targeted' gun attack in park
Daily Mirror / Posted 30 days ago
was taken to hospital by air ambulance Investigating officer, detective inspector Jon Groenen, of Force CID, based at Reading police station said: "I would like to appeal to anyone who witnessed this offence or has any information to contact... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Shooting in Prospect Parkofficers at the scene in Prospect Park Investigating officer, detective inspec
Shooting in Prospect Park
Reading Evening Post / Posted 30 days ago
officers at the scene in Prospect Park Investigating officer, detective inspector Jon Groenen, of Force CID, based at Reading police station said: "I would like to appeal to anyone who witnessed this offence or has any information to contact... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Reading police continue search for Baer Park brawl suspectvideo of a fight at a popular Reading park has surfaced and police say the man
Reading police continue search for Baer Park brawl suspect
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 1 months ago
video of a fight at a popular Reading park has surfaced and police say the man behind that attack is still on the loose. Reading police say Miguel Cardona-Rodriguez is still on the loose after the brutal attack Monday at Baer Park. A video sent... Read more

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