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Acting Chief McEllroy promoted to Chief effective January 01, 2012

December 12th, 2011

Acting Chief McEllroy promoted to Chief effective January 01, 2012

December 12, 2011

Reading Eagle Article

Criminal Mischief on Saint Michaels Road

December 10th, 2011

Tilden Township Police are investigating criminal mischief incidents involving smashing out of windows on vehicles owned by the above David H GROSS on his property in the 200 block of Saint Michaels Road. Between 11/25/2011 1200 hours and 11/30/2011 1330 hours, unknown actor(s) damaged windows on the GROSS’ tractor combine. It appeared that the front and rear windows had been shot out. Damage was estimated to be $475. Between 12/09/2011 1700 hours and 12/10/2011 0745 hours, unknown actor(s) smashed out the driver’s side window of a 3-axle truck owned by GROSS which was parked along Salem Church Road at Saint Michael’s Road. Damage was estimated to be $100.

Anyone with any information on the above incidents should contact the Tilden Township Police Department at 610-562-9001.


61-11-01156 and 61-11-01192 info release

2011 Thanksgiving Click It or Ticket Mobilization

November 18th, 2011

Tilden Township Police Officers will be participating in the 2011 Thanksgiving Click It or Ticket Mobilization between November 18 and December 4. We remind everyone to wear their seat belts and have their children in appropriate child seats for their age. Please be safe and enjoy the holidays.

Special notice about flooding in the township

September 8th, 2011

Special notice about flooding in the township
09/08/2011

Township officials are advising citizens to stay home unless absolutely necessary. A majority of the roads in the township have some sort of flooding. The township road crew has exhausted all use of barricades, cones, etc to warn drivers of flooded roads.

Please report other issues such as downed wires, trees, etc to the Berks County Communications Center at 610-655-4911 so that appropriate agencies can respond.

Thank you.

Met-Ed offering free water, ice

August 30th, 2011

08/30/2011
Met-Ed offering free water, ice
Reading Eagle

Met-Ed is offering free ice and water to customers who need it because of the extensive power outages that followed Hurricane Irene, according to Matthew Stairiker, deputy director of the Berks County Department of Emergency Services.

Customers who still do not have power can go to the customer service counter at any of the Redner’s Warehouse Markets listed below, say they are a Met-Ed customer and ask for water and ice. No identification is required.

Met-Ed customers are eligible for two bags of ice as well as 3 gallons of water per day at the Redner’s stores in Ontelaunee Township, Sinking Spring, Pennside, Hamburg, Exeter Township, Wyomissing and Muhlenberg Township.

Allentown man dies from injuries suffered in Tilden crash

August 15th, 2011

Allentown man dies from injuries suffered in Tilden crash
Reading Eagle News article
08/15/2011

Adult male arrested for Terroristic Threats

August 10th, 2011

Adult male arrested for Terroristic Threats
08/10/2011

Tilden Township Police filed charges, 08/10/2011, on the Bryan Lee JAMES for Terroristic Threats, Simple Assault and Harassment stemming from an incident on 07/17/2011 where the JAMES threatened to slit the victim’s throat and from an incident on 08/02/2011 where the JAMES verbally threatened the victim again. An arrest warrant was obtained 08/10/2011.


About 2130 hours on 08/10/2011, deputies from the Berks County Sheriff’s Office – Warrants Division served the arrest warrant on JAMES in the 200 Block of Dusty Lane. JAMES fled and surrendered peacefully in the 100 Block of White Pine Ave after a brief foot chase. He was transported by deputies to the Berks County Central Processing Center for arraignment.

Information Release

Reading Eagle Article 08/11/2011

Tips sought in thefts from vehicles in Tilden Township

August 7th, 2011

Tips sought in thefts from vehicles in Tilden Township
Reading Eagle
08/07/2011

News article

Industrial Drive road work

August 5th, 2011

Between 8/12 & 8/26/11, Industrial Dr will be closed between Kernsville Dam Rd and Boat N RV, 20 Industrial Dr for work on the road and railroad tracks. Additionally, Industrial Dr will be paved from Kernsville Dam Rd to Jetson Dr with flagmen present.

Adult male arrested for Stalking/Harassment

August 3rd, 2011

Adult male arrested for Stalking/Harassment

“Brick A SHAKESPEARE was arrested by Tilden Township Police and Hamburg Borough Police in the 500 Block of N 5th Street, Hamburg Borough, on 08/03/2011 on a warrant for misdemeanor Stalking and misdemeanor Harassment by Communication stemming from charges filed by Tilden Township Police on 08/03/2011 with MDJ Bagenstose, Hamburg.

The complaint alleges that during July and August 2011, SHAKESPEARE repeatedly contacted the above victim via multiple cellular text messages and Facebook text messages which placed the victim in reasonable fear of bodily injury and caused substantial emotional distress to the victim.

MDJ Kim L. Bagenstose arraigned SHAKESPEARE and released him on $7500 unsecured bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 08/08/2011.”

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