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RPD seized several items , including drugs and arms as a result of a search warrant.

READING: The Reading Police Department is releasing the following information relating to the results of a search warrant issued earlier today.
On Thursday, April 21, 2022, the Reading Police Department served a Search Warrant at 312 Wood Street relative to the distribution of crack cocaine. As a result of the search warrant, the following items were seized; 3 handguns, 1 AK-47 style rifle, approximately 18 grams of crack cocaine, and US Currency.

The two residents were arrested and charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver and related charges. In addition, a third individual located in the apartment was arrested for an outstanding warrant from the Berks County District Attorney’s Office.

Anyone with information related to this case or similar activity, please contact the Police Department at610-655-6116