69 News honored at Crime Alert awards dinner

Posted: 10:45 PM EDT Oct 02, 2013   Updated: 11:53 PM EDT Oct 02, 2013

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.