Police

Police Log Dec 6: Driving with eyes closed, weapon’s charges

• Janet Holliday-Stephens was charged with excessive speed after an accident on Baltimore Pike at Independence Way in Pennsbury Township on Nov. 15, according to state police. Police said Holliday-Stephens told them she had closed her eyes as she approached the intersection and, while her eyes were closed, she struck another vehicle from behind. Police said she ...

 
 

Telephone scams persist

State Rep. Eric Roe, R-158, is reminding residents of the presence of telephone scams as reported by the FBI. The FBI is warning residents of a recurring phone scam whereby callers, acting as police officers, U.S. marshals or county sheriffs, are accusing victims of failure to appear for jury duty. The scammers tell their victims that an arrest warrant has been ...

 

Police Log Nov. 29: DUI’s, accidents, retail theft

• State police from the Avondale barracks said Jeanette Marie Bailey, 37, of Kennett Square, was taken into custody on retail theft charges. According to a report, Bailey tried to leave the East Marlborough Township Walmart with various items for which she hadn't paid. The incident happened 4:50 p.m. on Nov. 26. • A one-vehicle accident in Pocopson Township on Nov. 7 ...

 

Police Log Nov. 22: Holiday reminder

• Amber K. Sharp, 20, of Upper Chichester, was cited for following too closely following a Nov. 14 accident in Pennsbury Township, police said. According to the report, Sharp was traveling eastbound on Route 1 approaching Fairville Road. A vehicle in front of her was slowing for a red light. Sharp failed to stop in time before striking the other vehicle, police said. ...

 

Police Log Nov. 15: Accidents, DUIs, indecent exposure

• State police from the Media barracks said there were no charges filed following a two-car accident on Route 1 at Creek Road in Chadds Ford Township on Nov. 7. Police reported no injuries. The accident happened 6:31 p.m. • During the overnight hours of Nov. 6 and 7, someone broke into three vehicles and stole belongings. The vehicles were parked on William Beaser ...

 

Police Log Nov. 8

• State police said one person was injured in a two-vehicle accident in Pennsbury Township on Oct. 17. According to the report, William A. Cook, 71, of Pocopson, was driving south on Lenape Road at 7:27 p.m. when he failed to yield while making a left turn onto the Sunoco parking lot. A northbound vehicle struck Cook’s. The other driver, Kevin E. Abernathy, 22, of ...

 

Police Log Nov. 1: Burglary, retail theft, DUIs

• A 36-year-old woman from Merchantville, N.J., is the subject of a retail theft investigation. State police from the Media barracks said the unidentified woman tried to return merchandise to the Charming Charlie store on Route 1 in Concord Township. The merchandise was previously stolen, the report said. • An 87-year-old man was scammed as he was trying to buy a ...

 

Police Log Oct. 24 Fraud, theft, criminal mischief

• Police said a 17-year-old male escapee from the Glen Mills School assaulted and robbed a 46-year-old man in Glen Mills on Oct. 23. The incident took place 12:30 a.m. on Three Wood Drive. The victim is an employee at the school. The youth was located and apprehended a short time later, police said. • Aubrie Paige Schwarzman, 23, of Claymont, was arrested for DUI ...

 

Police Log Oct. 18: Indecent assault, drug possession, theft

• A police report did not include full details but did say there were injuries in a three-vehicle accident at Route 202 and Ridge Road on Oct. 12. State police did say that a school bus was turning left onto Ridge Road when it hit the curb. The driver overcorrected and rebounded across the lane into oncoming traffic. The bus then struck the driver's side of a Ford ...

 

Police Log Oct. 11: Crashes, thefts, DUIs

Pennsylvania State Police • Police said Summer T. Bush, 33, of Upland, was cited following a one-vehicle accident on Concord Road near Valentine Road on Oct. 8. The report said she was driving north on Concord Road but failed to safely negotiate a right-hand curve on a downslope. The car slid across the road and hit a guardrail. The car then spun 180 degrees and hit ...

 

Police Log Oct. 4: Fight, DUIs, sneakers stolen

• State police said two neighbors, both males in their mid-30s living on Park Lane in Concord Township, got into a fight on Sept. 24. Both were cited for harassment. • State police from the Avondale barracks are investigating a case of retail theft that happened at the Walmart in East Marlborough Township on Aug. 8. They described the suspect only as a black male and ...