Barry Root, 36, of Parkesburg, PA was charged with Receiving Stolen Property after a traffic stop in the 2200 block of North Reading Road on October 16, 2018. At 0035 hours, an East Cocalico Police Officer observed Root driving a vehicle which had been reported stolen to the PA State Police on September 24, 2018. A check of the vehicle’s registration confirmed that it was a stolen vehicle. Root was stopped and taken into custody without incident. He was taken to Central Arraignment and remanded to Lancaster County Prison after failing to post bail. Root faces additional charges from the PA State Police.
A passenger in the vehicle was taken into custody on outstanding warrants.