Police

Police Log March 22: Burglary, drug bust stolen gun

• State police from the Media barracks are investigating a burglary in Concord Township. A report said someone entered a home through an unlocked door on Marlborough Lane sometime between 2 and 4 p.m. on March 8 and stole two pieces of jewelry. • Michael Anthony Scandle, 26, of Brookhaven was charged with drug possession in Concord Township on Feb. 20. Police said ...

 
 

Fatal crash in Chadds Ford

Pennsylvania State Police said a Kennett Square man was killed in a traffic accident on Route 1 in Chadds Ford Township this morning. According to the police, David Keith Hutchens, 43, of Lincoln University, was driving south on Route 1 at 4:54 a.m. when he lost control while driving over ice and snow. The vehicle crossed into the northbound lane where it crashed ...

 

Police Log March 15: Witness intimidation, DUI, burglary

• State police from the Media barracks said two men were taken into custody on witness intimidation charges. Police identified the suspects as Ryan Jeffrey Schaffer, 28, of Chadds Ford, and Darryl Justin Cebenka, also 28, of Wilmington. According to the police report, the two followed and chased the victims for four miles before police intercepted them in the area of ...

 

Missing endangered person

***Update: Kennett Township police reported that Amy Marie Knotts has been found. No other information was released. ***End update The Kennett Township Police Department is requesting assistance with located a missing endangered person. Missing is Amy Marie Knotts,  a 19-year-old white female,  5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing 140 pounds, with blond hair and blue ...

 

Police searching for missing teen

The Southern Chester County Regional Police Department is investigating a report of missing juvenile who is a voluntary runaway. The parents of 15-year-old Daniela Hetzel Rojas-Bergara, of New Garden Township, told police on Monday, March 6, that heir daughter had not returned home from school on Friday, March 3. The juvenile was last seen at Kennett Area High ...

 

Police Log March 8: Fraud, crashes and burglary

• Pennsylvania State Police from the Media barracks said the troop is looking for three black males who smashed windows of three unattended vehicles and stole three purses. Credit cards from those stolen purses were then used to make fraudulent purchases. The incidents took place on March 1, between 7:15 and 8:20 p.m. at Empowered Yoga and The Brandywine Racquet Club ...

 

Serial child rapist sentenced

A 20-year-old man from Media was sentenced to up to 27 years in prison for multiple sexual assault charges involving a dozen children, some as young as 12 years old. Authorities believe, however, there are more victims. Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan announced the sentencing of Hugh Taussig-Lux during a press conference at the County Courthouse Tuesday ...

 

Police Log March 1: Accidents, DUI, aggravated assault

• State police from the Avondale barracks said Margaret McIntosh, 61, of Reading, was cited following an accident on Doe Run Road in West Marlborough Township on Feb. 17. According to a report, she was stopped at a stop sign at Doe Run and Apple Grove Road, but failed to yield the right of way and pulled out in front of an approaching car. Police said he other driver ...

 

Police Log Feb 22: Stolen car, DUIs, theft

• Pennsylvania State Police from Troop K, Media barracks, were investigating a report of a vehicle stolen from Concordville Nissan’s remote lot on Route 202 in Concord Township. The theft happened sometime between noon on Jan. 31 and 10 a.m. on Feb. 1. • Wojciech Dabrowski, 34, of Philadelphia, was arrested for attempting to buy a firearm at Targetmaster in ...

 

Police Log Feb. 15: DUIs, drug possession

• According to state police, a 20-year-old man from Garnet Valley was arrested for drug possession on Feb. 10. A report said Ian Frank Murphy was arrested at 11:57 p.m. when police investigated the report of a suspicious vehicle in a rear parking lot on Braxton Way in Concord Township. The report said Murphy was in possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. • Police ...

 

Police Log Feb. 8: Identity theft, DUI

• A 36-year-old Concord Township resident had his identity stolen in January and was charged several thousand dollars for merchandise he hadn’t authorized. State police said the victim’s personal information was used to open several credit cards in his name in Ohio and in Buffalo, N.Y. • State police from the Avondale barracks said Kim Lamont Gordy, 57, of Newark, ...