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

This Ford pickup truck was one of three vehicles involved in an accident at Route 202 and Ridge Road on Oct. 12.

• 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 ...

 

Scam artists posing as deputy sheriffs

Chester County Sheriff Carolyn “Bunny” Welsh has reissued a warning to county residents following repeated reports of jury service scams in Chester County. Bogus calls to county residents, claiming to come from the Sheriff’s Office, note failure to report for jury duty, resulting in the threat of an arrest warrant. The caller, who typically uses the names of real ...

 

Police Log Sept. 27: Thefts, DUIs

• Someone gained entry into an unlocked vehicle and stole a Wawa credit card. The incident happened Aug. 27 on Smithbridge Road in Concord Township. • State police from the Media barracks said a suspect entered the TD Bank on Route 202 in Chadds Ford and tried to open an account in the name of an unidentified woman. Bank personnel denied the suspect who police ...

 

Police Log Sept. 20: Accidents, DUI, counterfeit cash

• An unidentified couple passed a counterfeit $100 bill at the Sunoco station on Route 1 in Chadds Ford Township, a police report said. The incident happened between 9 and 10:30 pm. on Sept. 13. • An unidentified 45-year-old is accused of harassment after pushing a 19-year-old and grabbing him by the neck. Police said the action took place on Sept. 14. • A Chadds ...

 

K9 joins fight against child predators

District Attorney Jack Whelan and Special Agent in Charge Marlon Miller of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations,’ announced today the newest member of the District Attorney’s Internet Crimes Against Children Pennsylvania Task Force. Charlie, a 2-year-old Labrador retriever, is the first and only electronic-detection forensic ...

 

Police Log Sept. 13: Thefts, accidents, drug bust

• State Police from the Media barracks are investigating the theft of a chainsaw and two toolboxes in Concord Township. Police said the unknown suspect stole the items after entering an attached garage on Spring Valley Road sometime between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Sept. 6. • Police said Renna M. Drumheiser, 24, of Wilmington, was cited following a one-car accident on ...

 

Police Log Sept. 6: Thefts, accidents

• A retail store in Painters Crossing in Chadds Ford Township was ripped off on Aug. 27. A police report said an unknown suspect used a counterfeit $100 bill sometime between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. The case remains under investigation. • State police from the Media barracks said a 32-year-old woman from Concord Township was the victim of identity theft. A report said ...

 

Police Log Aug. 30: DUIs, accidents, thefts

• State police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint at an unspecified location during the weekend of Sept. 1-4. • State police from the Media barracks reported no injuries, but one driver in a two-vehicle accident faces charges stemming from an Aug. 22 accident on Route 1 in Concord Township. Police said Zachary C. Mendoza, 24, of Forest City, Pa., was northbound ...

 

Police Log Aug. 23: Accidents, assault, drunken bicycling

• No injuries were reported, and no driver was cited after a three-vehicle, rear-ender accident on Route 1 in New Garden Township on Aug. 15. State police said it was raining at the time of the accident. The two vehicles had stopped after merging into a lane because of construction in the area. The third vehicle, a Ford F150, struck the middle vehicle that, in turn, ...