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69 News honored at Crime Alert awards dinner

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Oct 02 2013 09:45:00 PM CDT
Updated On: Oct 02 2013 10:53:34 PM CDT

Crime Alert Berks County is celebrating another successful year of helping get criminals off the streets.

Crime Alert Berks County is celebrating another successful year of helping get criminals off the streets.

Crime Alert held its annual awards dinner at Victor Emmanuel's in Reading Wednesday night.

69 News was recognized with this year's Community Support Award.

WFMZ's Assistant News Director Matt Roth, who is also a Crime Alert Board Member, was on hand to accept the award.

Crime Alert says it has paid tipsters more than $325,000 since 1998 and the tips have led to 537 arrests.