The East Earl Township Police Department charged Frederick J. Vicens-Santiago of Reading with Unsworn Falsification to Authorities. On April 4, 2020, Vicens-Santiago attempted to purchase a firearm at The Sportsman's Shop, 1214 Main Street. Vicens-Santiago is alleged to have made false written statements on ATF Form F4473 (Firearms Transaction Record) and Pennsylvania State Police form SP 4-113 Application/Record of Sale. These false statements were discovered during the pre-purchase background check. Vicens-Santiago's firearm purchase was denied.
Vicens-Santiago is presumed innocent.