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Armed robbery in Chadds Ford

The Pennsylvania State Police is investigating a Feb. 8 armed robbery at Jersey Mike’s Subs, in Brandywine Mills, the 1700 block of Route 202, in Chadds Ford Township. Police described the suspect as a black male, medium build, approximately 6 feet tall, dressed in all black clothing. He was wearing a black ski mask partially covering his face. The suspect displayed ...

 
 

Police Log Feb 7: Accidents, DUIs, drug arrests

Pennsylvania State Police • Margo L. Davidson, 55, of Lansdowne, was injured in a two-vehicle accident and cited for driving while her license was suspended, according to a state police report. The accident happened on Concord Road near Thornton Road in Concord Township on Feb. 2 at 8:02 p.m. Police said Davidson tried pulling out of a driveway onto Concord Road and ...

 

Police Log Jan. 31: Thefts, accidents, DUIs

Pennsylvania State Police • Identities were not released, but state police from the Media barracks said two 22-year-olds, a man and a woman, both from Oxford, stole more than$1,700 from the Target store in Concord Township. • In a separate theft investigation at Target, state police discovered an employee had stolen baby formula and toys from the store. • Alexis ...

 

Chadds Ford cleric arrested for drugs, theft

Msgr. Gregory Parlante, formerly of St. Cornelius Church in Chadds Ford, was arrested on charges of drug possession and theft, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. In May of 2017, police began investigating a suspicious package sent to the church's administration office on Ridge Road. Church personnel who found the package with some of Parlante's personal ...

 

K-9 team relishes second life of cadaver searches

Shortly after a five-alarm fire ripped through the Barclay Friends assisted-living facility in West Chester on Nov. 16, four people remained missing and were presumed dead. As their loved ones waited for confirmation of their worst fears, Chester County deputy sheriffs had secured the scene for investigators from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and ...

 

Police Log Jan. 24:Thefts from cars, DUIs, endangering

Pennsylvania State Police • Sometime during the overnight hours of Jan. 11 and 12, someone smashed the window of an unattended vehicle on Century Lane in Concord Township and stole a purse. Southern Chester County Regional Police Department • Police charged Jose S. Lopez-Nunez, 37, of Kennett Square with two counts each of endangering the welfare of children and ...

 

Delco man sentenced to 90 years

Matthew Maffei, aka “Uncle Matt,” of Aston, was sentenced today to 90 years in federal prison for his manufacture of sexually explicit images of the 7-year old daughter of his childhood friend, and the transportation, receipt, and possession of child pornography. The Honorable Mitchell S. Goldberg, USDJ in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, also imposed lifetime ...

 

Police Log Jan. 17: Trooper knifed, DUIs, thefts

Pennsylvania State Police • State police from the Media barracks have accused Charles Proctor Latane, 61, of Upper Darby, with aggravated assault after he became combative with troopers who were assisting a motorist. According to the report, the troopers stopped to aid a motorist who was walking into traffic. Latane became combative, and one trooper received a minor ...

 

Police Log Jan. 10: Assault, thefts, hit and run

Pennsylvania State Police • State police from the Avondale barracks said they arrested a 31-year-old woman for assaulting her 68-year-old parents. No names were released, but the report said the altercation was due to alcohol consumption. The incident happened just before 10 p.m. on Jan. 7 in East Marlborough Township. • A 79-year-old man told state police that an ...

 

Police Log Jan. 3: Indecent exposure, theft

• State police from the Media barracks are investigating the theft of a 2007 Yamaha ATV and a 2005 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle. The vehicles were reportedly stolen sometime between Dec. 7 and Dec. 13. Unknown suspects took them after unlawfully entering a garage on Trimble Road in Concord Township. The ATV is black with red flames, and the motorcycle is candy apple ...

 

Police Log Dec. 27: Road rage, assault, DUI

Pennsylvania State Police • State police from the Media barracks reported a road rage incident in Chadds Ford Township. The report said a black colored Smart car pulled in front of another vehicle driven south on Route 202, then stopped at the traffic light at Marshall Road. Two men then got of the Smart car and approached to victim's car, with one man jumping on the ...