December 26th, 2012
On 12-26-2012 at about 1105 hours, a 17 YOM actor stopped along Pine Road in the unit block. The actor walked onto a farm property and picked up a goat. The actor put the goat in the pickup truck he as operating. The actor then left the area in his truck.
The goat breed is Fainting. The goat has an estimated value of $150.
The victim observed the theft and immediately reported it to police. The victim also suggested to police that the suspect may have been taking it to the Leesport Farmer’s Market to the livestock auction.
Tilden Township Police and the victim traveled separately to the Leesport Farmer’s Market. The victim found his goat along with the suspect. Tilden Township Police and Northern Berks Regional Police were advised to meet the victim in the area of the livestock auction.
The goat was recovered and returned to the victim. The actor is from Shartlesville, PA.
Theft and related charges will be filed against the juvenile through the Berks County Juvenile Probation Office.