Pennsylvania State Police
• Two teenagers from Baltimore, a 19- and a 13-year-old, were arrested on shoplifting charges after the two tried stealing almost $1,300 worth of food and personal items from Wegmans in Concord Township on Dec. 14. Neither suspect was identified in the report.
• An employee at Maris Grove reported to state police that she suspects another employee of trying to sexually assault a 91-year-old patient.
UPDATE: police are now saying that the above report was unfounded. End UPDATE.
Police said Rita Samaniego Ruiz, 38, of Wilmington, was cited for driving at an unsafe speed following a one-vehicle crash on Dec. 22 in Pennsbury Township. According to the report, Samaniego Ruiz was driving too fast for conditions on an icy Route 1 near Joshua’s Way at 9:08 a.m. when her Jeep Cherokee ran off the road and struck a PennDOT traffic sign and a PECO utility pole. Police reported no injuries.
Kennett square Police Department
Police said Francisco Rios-Chino, 30, of Kennett Square, was arrested and charged with indirect criminal contempt of court, simple assault, and harassment, following an altercation in which he allegedly grabbed a female victim by the neck and pushed her up against the wall. The victim currently has an active PFA against Rios-Chino. The incident occurred on Dec. 13, at approximately 10:20 p.m. in the 500 block of Center Street. Rios-Chino was taken into custody and transported to Central Booking.