Police log Feb. 2

• State police are
investigating a Jan. 26 burglary at a residence on Ruby Road in Concord
Township. The incident happened between 8:20 and 11 a.m. A police report said
forced entry was used, but no other details were given.

• Police are investigating a
case of simple assault and terroristic threat during an incident in the area of
600 Evergreen Drive in Concord Township. A police report said a man identified as
Vincent Panarello, 48, of Glen Mills, dressed in dark clothing and wearing a
ski mask, approached a construction worker shortly after 6 a.m., pointed a gun
at the man’s face and said work was not to begin until 7 a.m. and if he did not
turn off his truck he would be back. He reportedly added that if he had to
return it would not be pretty. The
suspect then walked away, the report said.

• Police charged Carlos A.
Guillen-Martinez, 28, of West Chester, with driving too fast for conditions
following a one-car accident on Router 52 in Pocopson Township on Jan. 23. A
police report said Guillen-Martinez lost control of his car and failed to
negotiate a left curve. The car swerved off the road. Both the driver and a
passenger, Alfonso Jarillo-Chavez, 27, of West Chester, were reported to have
received minor injuries but neither were transferred to a hospital.

• Eric Lopez, 23, of Kennett
Square was charged with DUI after being stopped on Route 202 near McKenzies Bar
on Jan. 24 just after 11 p.m. A police report said he had been knocking on
doors in Chadds Ford asking for directions. He was later observed driving in
“an erratic manner,” the police report said. He allegedly showed signs of
alcohol impairment and failed to complete a field sobriety test.

• Police are investigating the
theft of a 6-foot tall cigar store Indian from the Red Clay Studio at 1631
Baltimore Pike in Chadds Ford. The suspect removed a metal chain that had
secured the statue to a post.

• A 38-year-old Chadds Ford
woman was injured in a two car accident on Route 202 on Friday, Jan. 27,
according to police. A report said Karen Wallace-Braun received minor injuries
when her car was struck near McKenzies bar about 1 p.m. The report said
Wallace-Braun was driving north in the left hand lane when Joseph F. McDowell,
61, of Granby7, Mass., driving in the right lane, turned into Wallace-Braun.
McDowell was cited and was not injured, the report said. Wallace-Braun was
transported to Riddle Memorial Hospital.

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