Police Log July 26: Theft, accidents, DUIs

• State police from the Avondale barracks said Marian A. Langerak, 59, of Wilmington, was cited following a two-vehicle accident on School House Road near Longwood Road in East Marlborough Township on July 22. A report said Langerak crossed into the oncoming traffic lane. No injuries were reported.

• Police arrested two women who allegedly robbed the East Marlborough Township Walmart on July 15. A report said store employees witnessed Samantha Garcia De Dios, 21, of New Castle Del., and Marvonna Zorrah Holms, 20, of Penn Grove, N.J., conceal $140 worth of merchandise in their purses and leave the store without paying.

• State police are looking for information regarding an incident on Route 1 at Bancroft Road in New Garden Township on June 28. Police said that someone shot a BB at a passing car driven by a 74-year-old man of West Chester at about 7:30 that evening. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 610-268-2022.

• Someone stole a bicycle from a porch on W. Doe Run Road in East Marlborough Township sometime between 5:30 p.m. on June 30 and 3 p.m. July 1. The bicycle was recovered near the victim's home the following day, police said. 

• David M. Duszak, 43, of Landenberg, was arrested and charged with violations of the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Act after the vehicle he was driving was stopped for an equipment violation at 10:42 p.m. on June 28 in the 200 block of Sunnydell Road, New Garden Township, a press release said. According to the report, police detected the odor of marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. Further investigation by the Southern Chester County Regional Police led to the discovery of a small amount of marijuana and related paraphernalia under the front seat.

• Police said Erik Martinez-Zurita, 27, of Kennett Square, was arrested and charged with indirect criminal contempt after he violated a valid Protection from Abuse Order by having contact with the protected person. He was taken into custody, arraigned and then committed to the Chester County Prison in lieu of $5000.00 cash bail.

• Antonio Torrecilla-Santiago, 32, of Oxford, was arrested and charged with DUI and a related traffic offense, after he was stopped for erratic driving on June 29. The stop was made at 7:50 p.m. on Newark Road at the Route 1 Bypass, in New Garden Township. A report said police observed indicators suggesting intoxication and he was taken into custody after he was unable to safely perform field sobriety tests.

• According to police, Holly J. Reyburn, 57, of Oxford was arrested and charged with DUI and related traffic offenses, following a crash in which she backed into an unmarked police vehicle, a Southern Chester County Regional Police report said. The incident happened 9:18 p.m. on July 2 in the 1400 block of Baltimore Pike, in New Garden Township. Damage to both vehicles was minor, and there were no injuries. The report said Reyburn was taken into custody on suspicion of DUI after she failed field sobriety tests.

• Southern Chester County Regional Police said David Pryce, 48, of Kennett Square was arrested and charged with DUI and related traffic offenses, after he was stopped for erratic driving July 5. The stop was made in the 700 block of West Cypress Street in New Garden Township at 8:41 p.m. Pryce refused to take field sobriety tests. He was taken into custody on suspicion of DUI and was transported to the substation, where he refused to provide a sample of his breath to determine his B.A.C.

• Thomas L. Von Koch, 59, of Landenberg, was arrested on simple assault charges in New Garden Township on July 6, according to police. A report said one victim told police about being punched in the chest, while another victim reported having her hand injured during a struggle with the accused.

• Michael Anthony MacIntosh, 39, of Coatesville, was charged in connection with the theft of six wire probes, valued at approx. $600, from a mushroom farm in the 1000 block of Newark Road, in New Garden Township.

• Jose Sanchez, 47, of West Grove, was arrested and charged with DUI and related offenses, following a one-vehicle traffic crash on July 8. Police were dispatched to the 600 block of Hillendale Road, in New Garden Township, for a report that a large SUV had collided with an embankment. Police arrived to find evidence that the vehicle had traveled across a yard and struck a retaining wall of an adjacent property, before coming to rest in a driveway.

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