Police log for Aug. 26

• The Pennsylvania State Police, Troop K, Media
barracks, is investigating the theft of a wallet from a business located at 2 Christy Drive in Chadds Ford
Township. The theft occurred on April 15 and witnesses observed a black
male flee the scene. Approximately 45 minutes later the same suspect was
observed on surveillance video at a Target store in Concord Township utilizing
a credit card stolen with the wallet to purchase numerous items.

Approximately one month later the same subject
stole a credit card from the Hershey
Medical Center in Dauphin County, and used it at a Target in Mechanicsburg.
Another incident with the same subject was reported in July at a Target in
Bucks County where a stolen credit card was used to purchase goods.

Anyone who can identify the suspect is asked to
contact the Pennsylvania State Police, Media barracks, at 484-840-1000.

• State police are investigating a fatal collision on Route
202 at Marshall on Aug. 20. Two juveniles were also injured in the crash.
According to a police report, Robert Earl Stokes Jr., 35, was killed and his
two passengers injured, when his car crossed into the path of a northbound
truck. Stokes was pronounced dead at the scene. The youths were taken to DuPont
Hospital in Wilmington.

• A 35-year-old Glen Mills man was arrested on retail theft
charges, state police said. According to the state police, Marc David Portale
walked out of the Sears Department store with 13 Blu Ray discs he hadn’t paid
for. The value of the discs is estimated at $361.87, the report said.

• State police from Troop J, Avondale reported criminal
mischief at the Franklin Building Suites at Ponds Edge in Pennsbury Township
sometime between 11 p.m. July 10 and 8 a.m. on July 11. The report said someone
deliberately damaged overhead lights.

The above incident was one of several that were previously
unreported. Others include burglaries at Pennsbury Way East, another on Concord
Way in Pennsbury Township on Aug. 14, a burglary on Stirling Way in Pennsbury
sometime between Aug. 7mand Aug. 14 and another burglary on Hillendale Road on
Aug. 17.

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