November 22, 2013 Barbie's estranged husband is returned to Berks County, USA from Italy and charged with first degree murder for the death of
Barbara West Torres
There has been an arrest made in Italy for Barbie West Torres murder
After years of tears, an arrest is made
for the murders of
Jason Stief and
Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty
Jason Stief and Miguel Colon
A 35 year old pleaded guilty to third degree murder on 5/13/2013 for the deadly shooting of Alexander during a robbery. He was sentenced to 27-1/2 to 55 years in state prison.
A 42 yr old woman, is serving 18 to 40 years in state prison. She pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and related offenses.
Two 19 year olds have been sentenced five to 10 years each in state prison for robbing Alex. Also, to serve 10 years of special probation after release from prison.
Hope Babel, 47 years old was murdered in Shoemakersville September 6, 2002.
Investigators never gave up on finding her killer. An arrest was made May 14, 2013.
Let Justice be Served
Donnie Edwards III
Donnie Edwards had his life stolen, as he sat on a front porch with friends July 1, 2012.
Eleven months later a 47 year old Reading man was arrested and charged with first - degree murder of Donnie.
Let Justice be Served.
Crime Victims Rights Week Berks County, PA
Please join us!
Please sign the petition for CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS
U. S. CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS FOR CRIME VICTIMS
House Joint Resolution 106 [Introduced March 26, 2012]
WILL BE RE-INTRODUCED DURING NCVRW 2013
On March 26, 2012, thirty years after the President's Task Force on Victims of Crime first proposed a federal constitutional victims' rights amendment.
Reps. Trent Franks [R-AZ02] and Jim Costa [D-CA20] introduced a bi-partisan amendment to the U.S. Constitution to recognize crime victims' rights.
Please take a minute to sign this petition!
Learn More About The Remembrance Quilt Here..
Create a Memory For a Remembrance Quilt In Honor of Homicide Victims' Displayed during National Crime Victims Rights Week
April 21-27, 2013
Remembering two precious angels
Reading police released surveillance photos of a man they believe to be the shooter in the murder of Luis Medinaon South Third Street early on New Year's Day. They are asking the public for help in identifying him. Anyone with information should call the criminal investigations division at 610-655-6246 or call lead Criminal Investigator Michael Perkins at 610-655-6290.
Who killed Lisa?
A Boyertown manpleaded guilty to 3rd degree murder for the deadly shooting of Timothy Reber. He was sentenced to 15 to 40 years in state prison.
JUSTICE needs to be served!
Who killed Luis?
3 Arrests have been made
Luis E. Salas-Ramos, 41
Thun trail, Cumru Twp.
Sunday, September 23, 2012
29 year old Reading man arrested;20 year old turned himself in -Third suspect arrested in Puerto Rico 1/25/2013
New Year turns Deadly
Luis Medina, 21 and
Najeeb Johnson, 34
26 year old Reading man arrested
Who killed Najeeb?
View the list of Berks County's unresolved murder cases here..
Please don't let the cycle continue. Speak Out!
Who lilled Steven?
Raymond Miranda, 37
December 29, 2012 12:35AM
100 Block S. Fourth St., Reading
Reading police arrest 29 year old Reading man sought in fatal shooting
Dario and Rafael Murdered
Double Homicide Franklin St. Reading
December 4, 2012
Rafael Alequin, 22 and
Dario Ricci McLemore, 22
State Police SWAT team arrested a 32 yr old Ruscombmanor Twp man
10/14/2010Homicide David Arango, 18 years old Reading High School student Found dead on baseball field 10/19/2012
Killer gets 16-40 years for city slaying
Please keep all of Donna and Shawnee's family in your prayers
Years of Tears is six years old. We Remember Because .. No One Should Forget.
Read more about our six years!
Help find JUSTICE for Gary Miller
Gary Miller Unsolved Cumru Twp. Murder
Help find JUSTICE for Hope Babel
Hope Babel on her wedding day. Her family continues to mourn her and seek a resolution to the ongoing investigation into her 2002 murder.
Help find JUSTICE for Elsie Stiely
1993 Rape and Murder of Elsie Stiely NEEDS to be solved!
Help find JUSTICE for Brian Frymoyer
Irene M. Frymoyer, Brian S. Frymoyer's mother, with Brian's brothers Barry A. Frymoyer Sr., left, and Bradley J. Frymoyer. Several theories about Brian's killing have been investigated.
Help Find Justice for Jason Stief
Reading Eagle: Aim of Witness's Mom; nab his killers
Please Help Find JUSTICE for Lisa
Please Help find Justice for Nicky!
Dominic Martorana case information
JUSTICE FOR MARIA!
Maria Serrano, a beautiful woman who inspired life into so many was raped, stabbed and set on fire inside her own home June 25, 2009. She died of burn injuries August 8, 2009.
Justice was put on hold until the US Supreme Court ruled Feb. 2012 that statements Maria made during a 911 call for help, can be used as evidence. JUSTICE is put on hold again, August 2012, Judge declares mistrial....
Mother, Daughter, Sister, friend. She is very much missed.
Shawnee was murdered as she worked the drive thru lane at McDonalds, 9th & Sprng Streets July 18, 2007.
Years of Tears has been awarded a $3,400.00 grant
through the Home Depot Foundation!
Volunteer's from Home Depot will begin working on a pavilion at the Mineral Spring Park Monday, July 9th!
Special Thanks to Everyone at Home Depot!!!
Sketch of one of the pavilions at Mineral Spring Park
21 YEARS OF SILENCE & UNJUST
July 5, 1991, Kathleen Raifsnider was found brutally murdered inside her Mount Laurel Road, Muhlenberg Twp. Home
First - and third-degree murder and related charges filed against a 24 year old Reading man 7/6/12
Ja-Lexy Bobet, 3 years old
was killed by a hit and run driver June 14, 2012 @ 10th & Cotton Streets, Reading
An 18 year old male from Wernersville was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide 6/15/2012
Maximino J Cruz Jr
Maximino J Cruz Jr.
36 years old
April 29, 2012 shooting
1300 block Mulberry St., Reading
2 men arrested
WITH LIBERTY & JUSTICE FOR ALL ??????????
Richard Kulp Reading homicide
Richard Kulp, murdered as he sat inside his Spring Street apartment. Police say at least 12 shots were fired at the house..
wHO KILLED WILLIAM???
William McMillan Unsolved March 23, 2000 Murder
Christine McGhee, 23 years old
died of injuries March 18, 2012 from a tragedy that occured in a parking lot at Kutztown University involving an ex boyfriend on December 5, 2008. Her death was listed as a homicide and the DA is reviewing the case for additional charges.
Ivan Baez, 49 was found stabbed to death March 16, 2012 behind the Elks Lodge, Fifth and Franklin Streets, Reading.
Police are asking for the public's help!
Jason E. Rodriguez
Jason Eddie Rodriguez, 19 Shot and killed Nov. 24, 2010 Spring + Railroad Sts., Reading March 7,2012
Defendant found NOT GUILTY in murder trial in Berks County Court The day before Thanksgiving, so many gifts to be thankful for; There are those who have forgotten The most precious gift we each hold is life
Gary Redner Unsolved Murder
Green Terrace & Woodward Streets
2/4/2012 Police investigating shooting death of man
Anthony O. Gonzalez, 22 years old was found shot to death in an alley off Green Terrace & Woodward Streets.
1/25/2012 Police: Man shot teens in self defense DA: Robbery victim 65, justified in shooting teens on trail 16-year-old Julius Johnson killed, another teen wounded, one arrested
Police from multiple departments responded to the Thun Trail near the Bertolet Fishing Dock at South First Avenue and Chesnut Street in West Reading after reports of shots fired.
Two Reported Killed
Two killed, one wounded in shooting Geovanie Collazo-Roza, 23 and Efrain Lopez-Collazo, 51
January 20, 2012 300 Block Pear St., Reading 1/23/2012 Reading police arrest two suspects
Leanna E. McEntee
Leanna E. McEntee, 14 months May 10, 2009 Heidelberg Twp. poisoning death 1/20/2012 51 year old grandmother was arrested and charged with third-degree murder and related charges.
Jemssy Cabassa Bracero, 28 Found dead in an alley off Maple St. of apparent stab wounds 9/21/2011 and they say our crime rate is going down?? A 24 yr old city man arrested and charged with first degree murder.
Kristoffer 'Toffer' Schildt
Toffer, A young man walked across his neighbor's yard in a neighborhood where he was born and raised; to attend a friends birthday party. An uninvited guest stabbed Toffer as he was asked to leave 4 years ago today.. After 13 court delays, the convicted took a deal that was offered by our DA's office. Remembering Toffer, his family and friends
Deputy Sheriff Kyle D Pagerly with his partner Jynx
Deputy Sheriff Kyle D Pagerly, 28 Killed in the line of duty 6/30/2011
Tyler Dietrich, 25, was shot and killed during a garage party at a Lorane Road, Exeter Township residence on June 25th. His 23 year old friend has been charged with first and third - degree murder.
5/11/2011 After nearly 9 years, an arrest is made for the murder of Randy L. Minggia, 27; shot and killed while sitting in his car outside a city tavern on October 30, 2002.
Some say "Time Heals All Wounds."Matthew Sullivan's Family can tell you differently. They have been searching for TRUTH for more than 36 years. New Information has been received and Matthew's case has be reopened.
Joseph Stewart Murdered 3/24/2010 N. 3rd Street, Reading Please Help!
500 Block of North 3rd Street Reading PA
100 Block Primrose Ln, Spring Twp., PA
2/19/2011 Spring Twp. Burglary/Homicide Police were called to a home for a reported burglary, and found an elderly couple residing at the residence violently assaulted. Lucy Born, 83 was killed. Her husband was seriously injured.
18th Street & Klein Avenue shooting
1/28/2011 Randy E. Phillips 18th St. & Klein Avenue, Reading Murder Police trying to determine where Randy was before fatal shooting? Can you help?
Henry Caston Jr.
December 21, 2010 19 Year old shooting victim dies Henry Caston Jr,, was shot once in the chest in the 200 block of Moss Street. He was found lying on the street in the 900 block of Elm. SENSELESS
Jason M. Huckabee
Jason Huckabee, 29 Suspicious Death was found dead inside the trunk of his car December 10, 2002 on Woodland Road, Wyomissing. He was reported missing October 23, 2002. What happened to Jason? Please Help!
Learn more here..
November 24, 2010 Eric Bastien, 47 Shot outside of his home 300 Block W. Douglass St. after a man came to the door asking for him about 11 pm 12/1/2010 Police release composite sketch of suspect. Please Help!
Anthony Todd Lias 17 Years old Found Dead in an alley off the 300 block of 10th Street July 18, 2009 Unsolved Murder
Alley, 300 Block of 10th Street
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Michael Perez, 23 Years old
July 18, 1999 Reading Shooting Leaves Michael Perez dead
Michael J. Perez "Swift" Murdered after leaving the CP Club N. 6th St. Reading July 18, 1999. "We believe there are people out there that witnessed this offense that never came forward to speak with police." Please Help!
Joel R. Rojas
Double Homicide UNSOLVED Elesenia M. Colona Joel R. Rojas December 5, 2009 1300 Block N. Tenth St. Reading PA Please Help!
Elesenia M. Colona
Melissa Johnson Hit & Run Victim
The westbound rig, which had orange and black lettering that spelled "Roadway" did not stop July 5, 2007 killing 10 year old Melissa Johnson. Troopers are urging anyone with information to call the Hamburg station at 877-523-6373.
Remembering ♥ Michelle A. Lutz, 24 years old. An innocent bystander who was fatally shot August 2, 1998 in Reading. Two fugitives remain at large.
David J. Banks UNRESOLVED 1999 Reading Murder
David's case was featured by Berks Crime Alert 7/19/2009
Crime Alert cold case: Slaying victim was trying to break up fight, Reading police say
Jesus Barrera Villalobos 3/27/2008 Shot & Killed on Cedar Street. Police Need Your Help! $10,000 Reward for Info. Leading to an Arrest.
Jesus Barrera Villalobos
Julio LaraUnsolvedMurder 10/23/2008 ~ 9:15pm La Isla Del Encanto Bar 338 N. Sixth Street, Reading Please Help!
Julio Lara, 44 Years old
Kathy Sheeder Bonanno
Leidy Sheeder Bonanno was murdered 7/7/2003, an act of domestic violence.
"Slamming Open the Door" After daughter's murder, Montgomery County woman turns to poetry to deal with grief and pain
William Hoover Spayd
William "Hoover" Spayd
was 3 years old on July 27, 2003, when his lifeless body was taken to St. Joseph Medical Center, covered in bruises, cuts and what appeared to be cigarette burns. He also suffered injuries consistent with a sexual assault.
Berks County Coroner Dennis Hess recently agreed to reopen the investigation. Please tell me, how can anyone hurt a little child?
Article dated October 7, 2009
Gov't: Over 60 percent of kids exposed to violence The survey's authors defined exposure to violence as being a victim, or having witnessed violence, or learning about violence against a relative, friend, or hearing about a threat to their school or home.
If you suspect Criminal Activity is occurring in Berks County, you may confidentially submit a tip to the District Attorney's Office.
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Berks County District Attorney John T. Adams
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The street code of silence, has led to more violence. Speak Out!
See how you can help!
Your Voice Matters. We will be sending our letters, Did you write yours? Reading Hospital
District Attorney John Adams
Berks D.A. Forms Grand Jury to Investigate Crimes He will convene a grand jury to investigate crimes in Berks County, including unsolved homicides and other violent offenses. Adams says, after receiving input from Reading and State police, he says a grand jury could help close the books on some of Berks County's unsolved homicides.
Peace-quilt project links violence around world to what Reading High School students see in own lives
The quilt is a wake-up call for everyone who is sick of seeing people they care about die. "It's not always about feeling sorry or sad; it's about changing it, You can stop it. You can do things to make the problem better."
Article dated 2/16/2009
Girl, 12, finds loaded gun buried in wooded area in Exeter Township Police said the revolver was severely rusted and not operational. The serial number was covered with rust, but police will try to clean the weapon this week and restore the number to determine if the gun was stolen or used in a crime.
Jose Joel Mendez Garcia 26 Years Old MURDERED 11/29/2008 Tulpehocken St. Reading Reading man wanted for Jose's murder surrenders to authorities
Jose Joel Mendez Garcia
One phone call or email can help rid society of these cowards.
The Criminals are counting on your fear. They are coward's, don'tfear them, Speak Out about them.
"It's unfortunate that this kind of activity has come to be acceptable in this neighborhood," said Sgt. Eric T. Hartman of the Reading police criminal investigations division. "All of these people standing out on the street, but none of them want to talk to us and help us put an end to this.