16 Arrested On Drug Charges After Raid On Reading House, Undercover Operation

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Sixteen people were arrested on drug-related charges Wednesday after a search warrant was executed and, in another operation, undercover officers posed as drug dealers.

According to authorities:

City officers obtained the warrant for a house in the 800 block of Muhlenberg Street after receiving complaints about drug sales.

Officers searched the house about 1 p.m. and recovered drug paraphernalia, an electronic surveillance system, money, a personnel schedule and a drug ledger.

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Pottstown Police Dept. Announces Promotions

POTTSTOWN — After 23 years on the Pottstown police force, Robert Thomas has a new position and a new office in Borough Hall.

Thomas, in a ceremony during Wednesday night’s Borough Council meeting, was promoted to the rank of captain.

His promotion comes on the heels of the promotion of his predecessor, Richard Drumheller, to police chief.

Thomas was a sergeant for 11 years and he led the detectives unit.

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