Police Log May 9

Pennsylvania State Police
• State police from the Media barracks said they arrested Isaac Stephen Shellenberger, 28, of Upper Chichester, on drug charges following a traffic stop in Concord Township on April 4. A report said Shellenberger was determined to be under the influence of marijuana when he was stopped for vehicle violations on Sawmill Road at Temple Road at 2 a.m.

• Police are investigating a case of retail theft that took place at the Wegmans in Concord Township on April 28. Police identified the suspect as Ion Buzdugab, of Delaware. The report said he stole $462 worth of food from the store.

• A Coatesville man faces charges of assault and fleeing after an incident at Routes 1 and 202 on April 12. Police report identified the suspect as Stephen Dean Handy, 31. According to the report, police were engaged in a vehicular pursuit when Handy fled from police for 15 miles. During the pursuit, police said, Handy deliberately rammed a fully marked police vehicle that had lights and sirens engaged. The suspect also resisted arrest when apprehended. He was also suspected of driving under the influence.

• A former employee is accused of stealing from Concord Country Club. A police report said an arrest warrant was issued for Michael Devon Reed Jr., 28, of Chester. The report indicated the incident happened April 22 at 4:26 a.m. Anyone knowing Reed’s whereabouts is asked to call Tpr. James Lark at 484-840-1000.
• Police are also investigating an April 13 theft at Concord Country Club. A report said someone stole $251 in cash, an American Express Gift card and a change of address card. There were two victims, a 38-year-old woman from Chadds Ford and a 27-year-old woman from Kennett Square.

• Carol Susan Hasse-Jungkurth, 56, of East Bradford Township, faces theft and harassment charges following an incident at the Target store in Concord Township, according to state police. The incident happened April 20. The report said the suspect had been detained by store security, but that she tried to forcibly leave and struck an employee before police arrived. 

Southern Chester County Regional Police
• Jonathan K. Berger, 30, of Landenberg, was arrested and charged with violations of the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Act following an incident that occurred on March 23, a police report said. At approximately 8:55 p.m., police were dispatched to a residence in the 300 block of Buttonwood Road in New Garden Township for a complaint of possible drug use occurring in one of the apartments. Upon arrival, police detected the overwhelming odor of marijuana coming from the apartment.  Contact was made with Berger, and he granted police permission to enter.  Police seized marijuana and related paraphernalia from inside the apartment. Berger was taken into custody, processed and released pending issuance of a summons.

• Police said Gregory S. Eastridge, 55, of Avondale, 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 1997 Buick he was driving was stopped for inspection and lighting violations. The incident occurred on March 23 at 7:18 p.m., in the 9100 block of Gap Newport Pike, in New Garden Township. According to a report, police observed indicators suggesting that he was under the influence of a controlled substance and observed suspected crack cocaine and related paraphernalia in plain view. Eastridge was taken into custody for the drug violations and for suspicion of DUI (drugs). He was transported to the hospital and submitted to a chemical test of his blood, the results of which are pending lab analysis.

• Rachel Lynn Hannaford, 30, of Newark, was arrested and charged with violations of the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Act along with a traffic offense, after the 2009 Mitsubishi she was driving was stopped for having an obscured registration plate, a police report said. The incident happened on March 24 at 3:09 a.m., in the 500 block of Newark Road, in New Garden Township. Police said they immediately detected the odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle. Hannaford admitted there was marijuana in the vehicle and a subsequent search produced several small bags containing marijuana, as well a related paraphernalia.

• Maria G. Rosales-Estrada, 28 of New Castle, was arrested and charged in connection with a hit and run accident that occurred on March 23, at Newark and Starr Roads, in New Garden Township. Police were dispatched to a two-vehicle accident and were told that the at-fault operator had fled the scene, without exchanging information with the other operator. A description of the striking vehicle and the operator was provided, and the vehicle was located by police, approx. 10 minutes later and several miles from the scene.

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