Wanted in Berks: March 24, 2024

March 24—The Berks County Sheriff’s Office is searching for the following fugitives:

—Juan Melo, 54, whose last known address was in the 1900 block of Oregon Pike in Lancaster, is wanted for rape and aggravated indecent assault of a child.

Police said on May 6, 2022, a criminal arrest warrant was issued for Melo for failure to appear for a hearing on charges of rape, aggravated indecent assault of a child, statutory sexual assault and indecent assault. Melo is also wanted for a DUI warrant in Lebanon County.

He is described as 5 feet 7 inches tall and 150 pounds.

—Alex Amaro-Rodriguez, whose last known address was in the 1400 block of Spruce Street, Reading, is wanted for possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance (cocaine and fentanyl).

Police said that on Oct. 28, Amaro-Rodriguez was observed under surveillance conducting transactions in the 200 block of South 6th Street in Reading. When police found him, he had a fanny pack containing cocaine and fentanyl. Charges were filed by the Reading Police Department on January 4.

He is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 180 pounds.

Anyone with information on either fugitive is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Department’s Warrants Division at 610-478-6390. Find the complete list of Berks County’s most wanted at countryofberks.com/departments/sheriff/most-wanted.

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