A resident in Douglass Village was the mid-July victim of a scam artist, Douglass (Berks) police reported Sunday. An investigation is under way.
A sharp-eyed and diligent driver saw something that raised his curiosity Sunday, lying in the road of the 1800 block of Farmington Avenue. It was a handgun. He promptly flagged down police.
Got someone calling you, claiming to represent Comcast, supposedly due to "problems" with your account? It's another scam, Douglass (Berks) police report, and you should be wary of it.
Two ATVs were reported stolen Sunday from a home on Spruce Lane in Douglass (Berks) Township. Police hope the public can offer some clues, but cautioned against posting them publicly.
PennDOT postponed plans for overnight excavation and sign structure work next Thursday and Friday (July 25-26) on U.S. Route 422 East near Stowe.
Officers in the Douglass (Berks) Police Department and other law enforcement professionals will serve as instructors for the department's first civilian police academy. It's free and planned for March.
Two men posing as Cherokee Indian water testers, who said they were checking for poisonous water in Douglass (Berks) Township homes, are running a scam, police said. One victim lost about $1,000 in cash.
The township police department indicates cold weather isn't deterring opportunistic thieves who take almost anything valuable from unlocked vehicles. Recently hit: Manatawny Drive and Colebrookdale Road.