Police Log Dec. 6: DUIs, theft, speed

Pennsylvania State Police

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Police are investigating thefts from two cars in Concord Township. Credit cards were stolen in the Oct. 22 thefts. The incidents happened at 2:33 p.m. in the 1100 block of Baltimore Pike.

Police said they arrested Andrew Martin, 39, of Havre De Grace, Md. for shoplifting at the Rally House store in Concord Township on Nov. 28. Martin is accused of stealing Philadelphia Eagles merchandise that included a jersey, hat, sweatshirt, and a pullover.

Noah Fay, 18, was arrested for violating a PFA order (protection from abuse), police said. According to a report, police were responding to a suicide attempt and found that Fay was violating the PFA. The victim was a 47-year-old woman.

Joshua Tucker, 34, of Darby, was arrested for harassment in Concord Township on Nov. 29, a police report said. According to the report, Tucker punched his wife in the face multiple times causing injury to her lip. While the victim was inside her vehicle, Tucker pulled her from the driver's seat by her hair and then kicked her while she was on the ground.

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Police said Robert S. Buffum II, 48, of Mendenhall, was cited for his involvement in a two-vehicle crash in Kennett Square on Nov. 17. The accident happened at 11:17 p.m. at the intersection of S. Union and W. Mulberry streets. According to the police report, Buffum was driving east on W. Mulberry, came to a stop at the stop sign but proceeded to go through the intersection without clearing the road. The other vehicle was unable to stop on time and struck Buffum’s car on the passenger side causing disabling damage.

Excessive speed led to a one-car crash on Doe Run Road in West Marlborough Township on Nov. 17. The 5:16 a.m. accident happened when the car driven by driver MD Gazul Islam, 27, of Lansdale, went off the road at Doe Run near Covered Bridge Road, police said. The car struck a PECO pole, but the driver was not injured, according to the report.

Police said driving at a speed greater than road and weather conditions allowed caused a young motorist to drive off E. Doe Run Road on Dec. 2. The incident happened at 7:29 a.m. Police said the driver was a 16-year-old girl from West Grove who lost control of the Volkswagen Jetta and crashed into a wooded area near Oak Tree Road.

Two people, a 34-year-old woman from Wilmington and a 17-year-old girl from Philadelphia were arrested for shoplifting from a store on School House Road in East Marlborough Township on Nov. 29. Names were not released but the value of the items was $436.

Zachary Keller, 22, of Kennett Square, was arrested for drug possession following a traffic stop at Cope Road and E. Cypress Street in Kennett Township, police said. No other details were released except that the arrest came at 1:24 a.m. on Nov. 27.

Police said Linda M. Fazio, 70, of Kennett Square, was cited for her involvement in a two-car crash that happened on E. Street Road in East Marlborough Township on Nov. 21. The accident happened at 5:14 p.m. south of E. Doe Run Road. A passenger in the other car, a 53-year-old woman, was transported to Chester County Hospital for treatment of injuries. According to the report, Fazio made a left-hand turn but failed to yield the right of way to oncoming traffic.

John Emmi, 87, of Wilmington, was cited for careless driving, police said. The charge came after a one-vehicle crash on Doe Run Road in West Marlborough Township at 11:55 a.m. on Nov. 14. According to the police report, Emmi was driving too fast for the conditions, lost control, and ran off the road. The driver was transported to Paoli Hospital for treatment.

Driving under the influence is the reported cause of a one-vehicle accident in East Marlborough Township on Oct. 13. Police said Lewis D. Rinaman, 58, of West Grove, was riding a motorcycle on Upland Road but was unable to maintain his lane of travel and ran off the road into a grassy area. The report said he was charged with DUI.

Kennett Square Police Department

Police said Joseph Mastrippolito, 63, of Coatesville, was arrested and charged with DUI following an Oct. 29 incident. According to the report, police were dispatched for a welfare check on W. State Street and found a man lying on the ground with another man trying to help him up and into a driver’s seat. The time of the incident was 9:10 p.m. Police said they observed indicators suggesting intoxication and, due to the level of intoxication and the appearance of a knot and bruising on his forehead from a fall, EMS was dispatched and transported Mastrippolito to the hospital where a chemical blood test was completed. The results came back on Nov. 20 and revealed that Mastrippolito’s blood alcohol level had been 0.279 percent at the time of arrest.

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