Police Log Oct 15: DUIs, accidents

11205124_10153279720643627_7567418857375995848_n• State police said Kadica Richet, 40, of Coatesville, was determined to be DUI following a 2:26 a.m. traffic stop on Oct. 11. The report said Richet was stopped for traffic violations on Route 202 at Dilworthtown Road after she allegedly committed traffic violations.

• Police cited Michael Henry Jr., 20, of Garnet Valley, with following too closely after an accident that resulted in injury to the other driver. According to a police report, both motorists were driving east on the Conchester Highway at 4 p.m. on Oct. 9 when Henry rear-ended the other vehicle that had stopped for traffic. The other driver, a 28-year-old woman from Boothwyn, was transported to Riddle Memorial Hospital for treatment of what police termed a minor injury.

• A Philadelphia man, 20-year-old Brandon Spatz, was arrested for DUI after a traffic stop on Route 322 at Clayton Park in Concord Township on Oct. 9. The stop was made at 2:13 a.m.

• A 33-year-old woman from Newark was arrested for DUI and drug possession after she crashed her vehicle into an unoccupied car at Garnet Volkswagen on Sept. 28 at 6:33 p.m. The accused’s name was not included in the press release.

• An unidentified driver faces careless driving charges and more following an 8 a.m., Oct. 8, hit-and-run incident in East Marlborough Township. According to state police, the motorist was backing out of a parking space in a lot at 1664 W. Doe Run Road when he or she struck a parked car and then fled the area.

• Kennett Square resident Alejandro Leon was arrested for DUI after being stopped for a traffic violation, according to state police. The report said Leon was stopped on Route 1 at Route 82 at 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 12.

• No injuries were reported, but both drivers were cited following a two-vehicle accident on Concord Road near Scott Road in Concord Township on Oct. 5. According to a police report, one driver was traveling north on Concord Road at an extremely slow speed. Approaching Scott Road, the driver put on the right turn signal and the vehicle behind, swung into the oncoming lane of traffic to pass. However, the first driver missed the turn, decided to turn left and the two vehicles sideswiped each other. Neither driver was identified in the police report. The first driver was cited for driving too slowly and the other was cited for improper passing.

• Alvaro Jurado Perez, 22, of New Castle, De., was determined to be driving under the influence of alcohol, according to Pennsylvania State Police. A police report said Perez was stopped at a DUI checkpoint in the 400 block of Route 202 in Concord Township at 2:07 a.m. on Sept. 19.

• On Sept. 30, state police arrested Steven Michael Erle, 38, of Wilmington, for DUI, according to a report. The traffic stop was made at 9:28 a.m. on Concord Road near Edward Jennings.

• On Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 12:11 p.m., New Garden Township police responded to the 300 block of Cedar Springs Road for the report of drug activity. During an investigation, police found two males, ages 15 and 16, in possession of marijuana.  While still on the scene, police observed a vehicle enter and exit the area quickly, and a subsequent traffic stop on Baltimore Pike revealed that the passenger, Ricardo Maldonado-Arcos, 21, of Kennett Square, had an orange pill bottle with over 75 Xanax pills for which he did not a prescription, police said. Maldonado-Arcos was taken into custody and charged with possession with intent to distribute and related offenses, police said. He was taken to Chester County Prison after failing to post $15,000 bail. The juveniles were charged with possession of a controlled substance and released pending contact with the Juvenile Probation Office, police said.

• Kennett Square Police said they arrested Jose Lemus, 19, of Kennett Square, on DUI-controlled substances charges and traffic-related offenses following a traffic stop on Friday, Sept. 11, at 12:51 p.m. in the 700 block of Wayne Avenue.

• Brayan Torres, also known as Brayan Torres-Gaytan, 21, of Kennett Square, faces DUI-controlled substances charges and traffic-related offenses after Torres hit three parked vehicles in the 300 block of Linden Street at 8:26 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18, Kennett Square Police said.

• Kennett Square Police said Saul Gonzalez-Mendiola, 21, of Kennett Square, was arrested for fleeing or attempting to elude police, aggravated assault, DUI, and traffic offenses on Sunday, Sept. 20, at 1:31 a.m. after a pursuit in which Gonzalez-Mendiola rear-ended a police vehicle. Gonzalez-Mendiola was taken to Chester County Prison after failing to post $25,000 cash bail, police said.

• Kennett Square Police said they arrested Ray Jackson, 34, Kennett Square, for simple assault, harassment, and disorderly conduct following a reported disturbance in the 400 block of Juniper Street on Sunday, Sept. 20, at 8:19 a.m.  Jackson was found to have an outstanding bench warrant and released to constables for transport to Chester County Prison, police said.


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