The 2010 crime statistics for Berks County and the City of Reading have been released. The stats show a drop in violent crime but a rise in property crimes (probably due in part to the recession). The city and county also showed a decrease in the overall number of crimes reported.
The report is a mixed bag of news as violent crime is on the rise in Berks county but decreasing in the City of Reading. To read the article from the Reading Eagle, click here: http://readingeagle.com/article.aspx?id=336977