Archive for April 13th, 2016

Kennett Twp. reports possible child-luring try

The Kennett Township Police Department is warning residents about a possible child-luring attempt. Police said the incident occurred on Wednesday, April 13, about 3:20 p.m. in the 1000 block of East Baltimore Pike, between Lenape Road and Kennett Pike in Kennett Township. A white male approximately 35 years old with a full beard, wearing a black shirt, sunglasses and ...

 
 

Vigils to focus on loved ones lost to violence

Every year in April, the Office for Victims of Crime helps lead communities throughout the country in their annual observances of National Crime Victims' Rights Week: April 10 through April 16. In Chester County, the Crime Victims’ Center will hold its 25th Annual Candlelight Vigil and Memorial Service, an effort to provide words of comfort, hope and challenge to ...

 

Delco man indicted for fraudulent asylum bid

A Delaware County resident is accused of lying about his murderous background in his application for asylum from Liberia. Mohammed Jabbateh, 49, a citizen of Liberia residing in East Lansdowne, was indicted on Wednesday, April 13, and charged with immigration fraud and perjury, said U.S. Attorney Zane David Memeger in a press release. According to the indictment, in ...

 

DAs take steps to standardize photo lineups

In a recent series of grocery store holdups, detectives had their suspect: a six-foot-tall, 160-pound man with a shaved head who bore a striking resemblance to Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan. In fact, Hogan’s image appeared in a photo lineup prominently displayed during a press conference on Tuesday, April 12, at the Chester County District Attorney’s ...

 

Pat Ciarrocchi will keynote Chamber breakfast

The Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Inspirational Breakfast Wednesday, April 20, beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Mendenhall Inn. The keynote speaker is Pat Ciarrocchi, an award-winning broadcaster who will share insights and lessons learned during her esteemed career. The event includes a coffee reception at 7:30 am followed by a ...

 

Police Log April 13: Accidents, thefts, DUIs

• Joel M. Stokes, 22, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., one of the suspects apprehended in Chadds Ford last week, has also been charged with reckless driving, stemming from an accident on Route 202 as Stokes was fleeing from police, a report said. According to police, Stokes sideswiped another vehicle while driving the wrong way on Route 202. He was also cited for sideswiping ...