The Berks County sheriff’s department is seeking the following fugitives:
Javier Renan-Burgos, 54, whose last known address was in the 1000 block of Windsor Street, Reading, is wanted on strangulation charges.
Police said that on Oct. 9, Renan-Burgos struck a woman twice in the head, ripped the curlers out of her hair and began to choke her with both hands for about one minute. The victim stated she could not breathe or yell for help while being choked.
He is described as 5 feet 6 inches and 150 pounds.
Bernard White, 39, whose last known address was in the 200 block of North Front Street, Reading, is wanted on strangulation and simple assault charges.
Police said that on Sept. 9, 2021, White entered a woman’s house and shoved her to the ground. The defendant left before police arrived. After the police left the residence, White returned and wrapped both hands around the victim’s neck while pushing her face into the couch cushions so that she could not breathe. She was eventually able to get away from White and flee.
He is described as 6 feet 1 inch and 200 pounds.
Anyone with information about either fugitive is urged to contact the warrants division of the sheriff’s department at 610-478-6390. Find the complete list of Berks County’s most wanted at www.countyofberks.com/departments/sheriff/most-wanted.
Source: Berkshire mont