Police Log Nov. 28: Assault, DUIs, thefts

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• A 15-year-old girl faces drug charges after she and three other youths were stopped for traffic violations shortly before 1 a.m. on Nov. 26 in Chadds Ford Township. According to a police report, a 16-year-old boy was driving without a license. He was accompanied by three underage girls, the 15-year-old and two 16-year-old girls. The 15-year-old was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia, the report said. All four had left their respective homes without parental consent, according to police.

• A 46-year-old woman from Clifton Heights was arrested for DUI following a traffic accident on Route 926 in Pennsbury Township. There were no injuries reported. Police said Jenice J. Jackson was driving eastbound in the left turn only lane while approaching Route 52, but illegally changed lanes prior to reaching the intersection, turning into the path of another eastbound vehicle. The accident happened at 11:42 a.m. on Nov. 26.

• A 42-year-old Chadds Ford man from Meadow Court faces charges related to simple assault and domestic violence after he allegedly struck his 11-year-old son several times in the arm. A police report said injuries were apparent.

• State police arrested Joshua Lee Rettig, 36, of New Castle, on a variety of charges at Glen Eagle Square on Nov. 20. A report said there was an active warrant out on Rettig who was found to possess heroin, marijuana and related paraphernalia. He was arrested and sent back to prison, the report said.

• Samuel McFadden, 23, of Wilmington, was cited for public drunkenness after a traffic stop near the Brandywine Summit Office Complex on Route 202. McFadden was a passenger in a car involved in a traffic stop.

• Police are investigating the theft of two iPads and three iPods taken from Chesterbrook Academy in Chadds Ford Township sometime between Nov. 21 and 22. The iPods had been in a locked cabinet, but the keys were unsecured and readily available.

• A West Chester man faces several charges after a traffic stop on Route 202 in Chadds Ford Township on Nov. 23. Mario Liborio Varriale, 23, was arrested for DUI and police also found a bag of marijuana, a report said.

• A Baltimore, Md. Man was charged in connection with a traffic accident on Route 202 near Route 1 on Nov. 20. Police said Franklin Yockey, driving a 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer, struck another car when he tried to merge into the right hand lane from the center lane.

• Police are investigating the theft of $250 worth of merchandise from the Gap store in Glen Eagle Square. The unidentified suspects robbed the store on two separate occasions — Oct. 26 and Nov. 16 — police said. There is video footage available.

• One motorist was charged with careless driving after striking another vehicle while making a left turn onto Route 202 from Pyle Road in Concord Township. No injuries were reported.

• A 27-year-old from West Grove, driving a 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier, was cited after rear-ending another vehicle on Route 1 near Conchester Road on Nov. 22

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