Police Log Jan. 18: DUIs, crash, theft

Pennsylvania State Police

Media Barracks

Patrick A. Doherty, 20, of Phoenixville, was charged with following too closely following a rear-ender accident on Route 202 south of Oakland Road near Garnet Ford in Chadds Ford Township on Jan. 4, according to police. According to the report, Doherty was southbound on 202 when he could not stop in time for upcoming traffic congestion, and struck one car which, in turn, struck a third vehicle. No injuries were reported.

Police said they arrested a 49-year-old Glen Mills woman for shoplifting. The report said the woman, not identified in the report, tried to steal $150 worth of merchandise from Wegmans on Jan. 11.

State police said Allan Bunhu, 37, of Lansdowne, was arrested for DUI in Chadds Ford Township on Oct. 30. According to the report released this week, troopers were dispatched to 1749 Creek Road because a black sedan was blocking traffic with the driver and passenger asleep in the car.

Police are investigating a case of an engagement ring missing from a home on Smithbridge Road in Chadds Ford Township sometime between Dec. 16 and 17. The ring has a gold band and a square diamond.

Avondale Barracks

State police from the Avondale barracks said they arrested a 37-year-old man from Exton, not identified in the report, for DUI in East Marlborough Township on Jan. 10. The report said the man was seen driving into the Shoppes at Longwood on Route 1 after all the businesses were closed. After making contact with the driver, police said they smelled alcohol and observed signs of impairment. Field sobriety tests also indicated impairment.

Police are investigating the reported theft of $500 worth of merchandise from the Walmart in East Marlborough Township on Jan. 6.

A 50-year-old woman, not identified, was arrested for DUI on Route 1 in East Marlborough Township on Jan. 11. Police said they were responding to a report of a woman slumped over in her car.

Police said one driver was injured in a two-car crash on Route 1 in East Marlborough Township on Jan. 11. The police report said Mikaylin M. Sutton, 20, of Wadsworth, Ohio, was driving north in the left lane on Route 1 when she tried to merge right but was following too closely to the vehicle in front and rear-ended it. Th second driver was transported to Chester County Hospital for treatment.

Police arrested a 17-year-old girl on DUI charges after she was seen driving with no headlights on at 12:37 a.m. The teen admitted to consuming alcohol.

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