Police Log May 31: DUI, thefts, accidents

• Sometime between 12:30 p.m. on May 14 and 8 a.m. on May 15, someone stole $3 in change from a car parked in the driveway of a home on Smithbridge Road in Chadds Ford Township.

• No injuries were reported, but a driver was cited following a one-car accident on Route 1 near Route 82 in East Marlborough Township on May 13. State police said Ramon Rodriguez Jr., 38, of Oxford was driving north on Route 1 at 11:40 p.m. when he lost control of his vehicle, swerved toward the median and then back across traffic, crossed onto the shoulder of the road and struck a guide rail.

• Yeshwanth R. Bhandayker, 37, of Frazer, was cited after a one-car accident on Lenape Road in Pocopson Township on May 13, state police said in a press release. According to police, Bhandayker was driving north on Route 52, just south of Parkerville Road, when he lost control while negotiating a left-hand curve in the road. The Honda Accord he was driving crossed the double yellow line into the southbound lane and went off the road. The car then went down a hill and struck a tree. There were no injuries, the report said. The driver was cited for driving too fast for conditions, the report said.

• A 27-year-old woman from Landenberg was cited for driving too fast after a May 11 accident in Pocopson Township. State police said Shelby K. Richmond was uninjured after her car struck a tree on Lenape Road south of Ballintree Lane. According to the report, she was driving too fast and lost control of the control while negotiating a curve in the road. She was not hurt, police said.

• Michelle Nicole Massey, of Aston, was arrested for DUI on April 29, according to a state police report. The report said Massey was stopped for traffic violations at 1:43 a.m. on Route 1 at Route 322 in Concord Township.

• State police from the Media barracks are investigating a theft at the Acme in Concord Township. A report said that on April 27, someone bought two items for a total of $10.99, but paid with a counterfeit $100 bill.

• State police from the Avondale barracks are investigating several cases of identity theft that occurred in April. In one case, someone fraudulently requested a credit card in a victim’s name. The card was denied. In another case, an unauthorized Sprint account was opened in a victim’s name after he responded to a text message regarding a password change. In a third case, an unknown suspect used a victim’s license plate number to make multiple returns to various Walmart stores. Two of the three victims are East Marlborough residents and the third lives in Kennett Township.

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