During January, Douglass (Berks) Police Busy on Roads

DOUGLASS (BERKS) PA – Police patrols in Douglass (Berks) Township found life on the road to be busy during January (2021), according to its police department’s monthly incident report. Officers dealt with what it stated were six motor vehicle crashes, six disabled vehicles, three reckless drivers, two traffic hazards, and two allegedly intoxicated drivers during the 31-day period.

Perhaps not surprisingly, its CrimeWatch website noted Wednesday (Feb. 3), they also issued 66 traffic citations, and seven traffic warnings.

Additionally, officers made seven criminal arrests, apprehended three fugitives, responded to five alarms, and accompanied emergency medical service and fire company calls on 33 occasions.

The department also said it investigated a burglary, an auto theft, two thefts of other types, eight suspicious situations, six incidents involving welfare checks, five incidents involving fraud, four incidents involving subjects in mental distress; two incidents each involving domestic disputes, drugs, and animals; and singular incidents of a reported missing person, criminal mischief, disorderly conduct, trespass, harassment, and a 9-1-1 call hang-up.

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