Police

Police Log Aug. 16: Terroristic threats, assaults, accidents

• State police from the Media barracks are investigating a case of identity theft at the Chadds Ford Fireside Shop on Route 202. An unknown suspect gained access to the victim's bank account and wrote "numerous forged checks," a report said. • Police said 71-year-old Joseph A. Grace, of Morris, Pa., was cited following an early afternoon, July 28 accident on Route 1 ...

 
 

Arrest in West Goshen homicide

The West Goshen Township Police Department and the Chester County District Attorney’s Office announced the arrest of defendant Clayton P. Carter for the crime of homicide.  At approximately 1 a.m. on Aug. 8, at 314 Box Elder Drive, West Goshen Township, Chester County, the defendant shot and killed his next-door neighbor, G. Brooks Jennings.  The defendant and the ...

 

Police Log Aug. 9: DUIs, accidents, thefts

State Police • State police reported no injuries in a two-vehicle accident on Route 1 near Pennsbury Way on Aug. 3. There was no mention in the report of either driver being charged. According to police one driver was turning left onto Pennsbury Way from the northbound lane of Route 1, while another vehicle, that had been in the left turn lane of southbound Route, ...

 

Police Log Aug. 2: Lock your car doors

• State police are reminding people to remove valuables and lock their vehicles when leaving them unattended. They also want people to park in well-lit areas and to report all suspicious activities in their neighborhoods, including suspicious vehicles and people. • State police from the Media barracks said they arrested Marquita Sharee Moore, 27, of Philadelphia, on ...

 

$5K reward offered in fatal shooting

Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan, in conjunction with Haverford Police Chief John Viola, announced a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual responsible for the murder of 29-year-old John Le of Narberth. Narberth was fatally shot at approximately 6:10 p.m. on Saturday, July 29 in the 2300 block of Haverford ...

 

Police Log July 26: Theft, accidents, DUIs

• State police from the Avondale barracks said Marian A. Langerak, 59, of Wilmington, was cited following a two-vehicle accident on School House Road near Longwood Road in East Marlborough Township on July 22. A report said Langerak crossed into the oncoming traffic lane. No injuries were reported. • Police arrested two women who allegedly robbed the East Marlborough ...

 

Elephant tranquilizer now in Chester County

The Chester County District Attorney’s Office and Chester County Coroner’s Office announced that the presence of carfentanil, a synthetic narcotic used to tranquilize elephants, has been confirmed in a Chester County overdose death.  As a result of that overdose death, a Phoenixville man has been arrested by the Phoenixville Borough Police Department for Drug ...

 

Police Log July 19: Accidents, DUIs, assault

• Alberto R. Guzman, 39, of Wilmington, was cited after a one-vehicle accident on Springdell Road in West Marlborough Township on July 14. A state police report said Guzman was driving south on Springdell south of Rokeby Road when the Mercury Mountaineer he was driving left the roadway, traveled into a ditch and then struck a tree and a metal pole. • Pennsylvania ...

 

Police Log July 12: Assault; accidents; theft

• State police said Nicholas Ranalli, of Pocopson, was arrested for simple assault after he reportedly struck a vehicle with a baseball bat at the intersection of Routes 82 and 926 in East Marlborough Township. According to a report, Ranalli was stopped at the light shortly after 8 a.m. on May 25 when he exited his vehicle with the bat and swung at the car that was ...

 

Police Log July 5: DUIs; retail theft; terroristic threat

• A 49-year-old woman from Kennett Square was arrested for DUI on Route 926 in East Marlborough Township on Sunday, July 2. State police said the woman, who was not named in the report, had recently switched places with the passenger who had been driving because she believed the other person was intoxicated. Police found marijuana and a marijuana vape pen in the ...

 

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 ...