Operation Cease Fire aims to reduce gun violence in Reading

Continuing their efforts at targeting gun violence in the City of Reading, the Reading Police Department has released the results from their most recent Operation Cease Fire Detail.

Approximately 100 law enforcement officers from the Reading Police Department, the Berks County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force, Berks County Adult and Juvenile Probation, the Berks County Sheriff’s Department, Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania State Parole, United States Marshals Service, the FBI and ATF conducted multiple operations in the City of Reading.

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In addition to the operations targeting gun and other violent crime, patrol units from the Reading Police Department and the Pennsylvania State Police conducted traffic and quality of life enforcement activities.

As a result of the operation, nine warrants were served for probation and parole violations, 3 new misdemeanor and 2 new felony cases were initiated, 3 firearms were seized, 19 traffic citations were issued and personnel conducted foot patrols at seven locations throughout the City.

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