Police Log April 25: Burglaries, retail thefts

Pennsylvania State Police

• State police from the Media barracks are continuing their investigation into numerous residential burglaries in the southern parts of Concord and Chadds Ford townships. Unknown suspects are using forced entry to get into homes, and they are targeting jewelry and cash. Residents should contact 9-1-1 immediately should they observe suspicious activity. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Media station at 480-840-1000.

• On March 29, someone broke into a home on Heyburn Road between 9 and 11 a.m. and stole more than $7,500 in jewelry, police said.

• Police are investigating a case of retail theft that took place at the Wawa at 1413 Wilmington Pike in Chadds Ford about 3 p.m. on April 12. No other information was released.

• Police are also investigating a case of retail theft at DSW shoe store in Concord Township. An unknown suspect stole two pairs of men’s shoes on March 30.

• Mandy Payne, 54, of Glen Mills, faces harassment charges, according to a police report. State police said that between April 3 and 4, Payne removed two signs— a house number sign and an alarm company sign — from the victim’s lawn. Payne reportedly told police on April 3 that she believes the signs are hers and that she would take them again. On April 4, the victim called police to say the accused did take signs again.

• Police said they arrested Vincent T. Taddei, 31, of Thornton, for DUI following a March 18 traffic stop on Marshal Road and Route 202 in Chadds Ford.

• State police are investigating two cases of retail theft at the Fine Wine and Good Spirits Store on Route 202 in Chadds Ford. A report said the three unknown suspects, who police are describing only as black men, have stolen almost $200 worth of alcohol. Anyone with information is asked to call the Media barracks at 484-840-1000.

• Someone stole a registration plate from a vehicle parked in the 1700 block of Route 202 in Chadds Ford sometime between April 15 and 16. No other information was released. 

Southern Chester County Regional Police

• Stacy Elizabeth Szatkowski, 28, of Wilmington, was arrested and charged with DUI and related traffic offenses, as well as with violations of the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Act, after the 1993 Ford she was operating was found stopped on the northbound shoulder of Gap Newport Pike, police said. The vehicle was having equipment issues with the headlights and taillights. Upon approaching the driver to check on the situation, police found Szatkowski slumped in the driver's seat and observed a bottle of Vodka on the passenger seat, the report said.

• Police said Rodrigo Flores-Lopez, 22, of Avondale, was arrested and charged with DUI (drugs) and related traffic offenses, violations of the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Act, and false identification to law enforcement, after the 2006 Cadillac he was driving was stopped for swerving across the centerline on several occasions. The incident occurred on March 20 at 1:55 a.m., in the 1700 block of Baltimore Pike, in New Garden Township. Police said they detected the odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle as soon as they approached.

• Police said Nelson Lopez-Aguilar, 21, of Toughkenamon, was arrested and charged with DUI and related traffic offenses after the 2002 Mercury he was operating was stopped for an equipment violation as well as for moving violations. The incident occurred on March 19 at. 8:39 p.m. in the 100 block of Willow Street, in New Garden Township. According to the report, police said they observed indicators suggesting intoxication and a record check revealed that he was not licensed to drive. After he was unable to perform field sobriety tests, he was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI.

• Ivan Zavala-Zavala, 21, of Kennett Square was arrested and charged with DUI and related traffic offenses, after the 2006 Chevrolet he was operating was stopped for a moving violation and for erratic driving, a police report said. The incident occurred March 18 at 2:30 a.m., at the intersection of Scarlett Road and West South Street, in New Garden Township. Police said they observed indicators suggesting intoxication and field sobriety tests confirmed impairment.

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