Police

Police Log June 28: Retail theft; accidents; DUI

• Pennsylvania State Police will be conducting sobriety checkpoints during the July 4 weekend beginning Friday, June 30. • State police from the Media barracks said one driver was believed injured in a two-car accident on Concord Road on June 5. A report said one vehicle was on Spring Valley Road attempting to make a left turn onto northbound Concord Road but failed ...

 
 

Police Log June 21: Thefts, DUIs

• Charges are pending against two juveniles who allegedly stole seven laptop computers from Garnet Valley Elementary and Garnet Valley Middle schools on June 9. • The driver of a Freightliner truck was cited for excessive speed after he rear-ended two vehicles that were stopped at a red light on Route 1 at Cheyney Road on June 6. • A 30-year-old woman from ...

 

Police Log June 14: Assaults, drug busts

Southern Chester County Regional Police  • Nicholas J. Slish, 26, of Morgantown, was arrested and charged with possessing a prohibited offensive weapon and with violations of the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Act, police said in a press release. On May 17, at approximately 9:01 p.m., police located a vehicle parked at the New Garden Township Park ...

 

Police Log June 7: Child abuse; firearm found; hoax; stabbing

• State police from the Media barracks arrested a woman for DUI, possession of illegal drugs and an outstanding warrant following a traffic stop on Route 202 at 9:48 a.m. on May 30. Police did nit identify the woman in the press release. • Police are investigating a found firearm in Chadds Ford Township. A report said an employee at Shemin Nursery found the weapon ...

 

Fugitive taken into custody

The Chester County Sheriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit and the Chester County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit, working with the U.S. Marshals, took the man accused of sucker-punching a person with cerebral palsy into custody on Monday morning, June 5, at approximately 8 a.m. in Uwchlan Township. Barry Baker, 29, of Georgetown, De., is accused of assaulting the victim outside the ...

 

Investigation at St. Cornelius

***UPDATED 9:57 a.m., June 2*** Pennsylvania State Police will only confirm that there is an investigation involving St. Cornelius Church in Chadds Ford Township but have not gone into any detail other than to say a search warrant was executed Wednesday. Several news reports have said a package arrived at the church on Ridge Road addressed to Msgr. Gregory Parlante. ...

 

Police Log May 31: DUI, thefts, accidents

• Sometime between 12:30 p.m. on May 14 and 8 a.m. on May 15, someone stole $3 in change from a car parked in the driveway of a home on Smithbridge Road in Chadds Ford Township. • No injuries were reported, but a driver was cited following a one-car accident on Route 1 near Route 82 in East Marlborough Township on May 13. State police said Ramon Rodriguez Jr., 38, of ...

 

Police Log May 24: DUI; indecent exposure, thefts

• State police said Pedro Grangler, 43, of Philadelphia, was arrested for DUI after a traffic stop in Concord Township on May 14. According to a report, Grangler had been stopped for “numerous traffic violations” on Route 322 at Garnet Mine Road when they determined him to be DUI. • Clifford Lee Hatfield Jr., 23, of Chester, was arrested for DUI and possession of ...

 

Sucker puncher arrested

•••Update: Baker no longer lives in Coatesville, according to the district attorney's office.*** The person who sucker punched a man with cerebral palsy in West Chester has been arrested. The Chester County District Attorney’s Office and the West Chester Police Department announced the arrest of Barry Baker for assault. The defendant saw a man with cerebral palsy ...

 

Police Log May 17: Sobriety checkpoint, retail thefts, drug charges

• Pennsylvania State Police will be conducting sobriety checkpoints during the Memorial Day weekend, May 26 through 29. • Police said they took Leshay Antoinette Roland, 23, of Philadelphia, into custody on retail theft charges following an incident in the East Marlborough Township Walmart on May 13. • An unidentified 45-year-old woman was arrested after police found ...

 

Police Log May 10: DUIs; accidents

State Police • A motorist getting out of the way of emergency vehicles wound up striking another vehicle on Route 1 in East Marlborough Township. Neither driver was identified and no injuries were reported. Police said an ambulance and a state police patrol car were driving north on Route 1 with sirens going in response to another accident and one motorist in the ...