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Police Log Aug. 15: DUIs, drug charges

Southern Chester County Regional Police  • Andrea M. Trago, 40, of Oxford, was arrested and charged with violations of the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Act and with tampering with or fabricating physical evidence, after the vehicle she was a passenger in was stopped for erratic driving, according to a police report. The incident occurred at 12:41 ...

 
 

Police Log Aug. 8: Theft, DUIs, drug charges

• State police from the Avondale barracks are investigating the theft of approximately $2,500 from the Giant  Food Store in East Marlborough Township. A report said a former employee committed the theft over a period of time. Southern Chester County Regional Police • Otilio Escalante-Velasquez, 24, of Toughkenamon, was arrested and charged with DUI and related ...

 

41-year-old faces child porn charges

A 41-year-old man from of Aston Township is charged with possessing child pornography, including images depicting naked infants and prepubescent girls between the ages of 3 and 10-years-old engaged in sexual positions or acts. Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun M. Copeland said Charles Anthony Orlando, of the 2900 block of Concord Road in Aston, was charged ...

 

Police Log Aug 2: Accidents, burglary, DUI

Pennsylvania State Police • An accident on Doe Run Road in West Marlborough Township led to a Delaware man being hospitalized and an 18-year-old being cited for careless driving. State police said Wesley M. Culwell, from Camp Hill, was driving a 2003 Subaru Outback at 2:48 a.m. on July 29 when he crossed over into the oncoming lane of traffic while trying to ...

 

Police Log July 25: Theft, drugs, knife assault

Pennsylvania State Police • A 22-year-old Kansas City, Mo. man, identified by police as Timothy Aaron Lasiter, was arrested on a variety of charges following a May 3 incident near the Walmart in East Marlborough Township. According to a report, police were investigating a retail theft committed at the store. The suspect fled into a nearby wooded area. Police found ...

 

School guard convicted of sexual abuse

A 28-year-old former school security guard was found guilty of sexual assault and sexual abuse of a child following a two-day trial in Delaware County Court of Common Pleas. District Attorney Katayoun M. Copeland said Namar Ikeam Plummer, of the unit block of Plaza Street in Marcus Hook, created child pornography by filming a sex act between himself and a minor ...

 

Fatal crash in Kennett Township

The Kennett Township Police are investigating a fatal vehicle crash that occurred in the 300 block of Kennett Pike Chadds Ford Saturday, July 21. At approximately 2:10 p..m, emergency personnel responded to the area of 323 Kennett Pike, for a three-vehicle crash. William Reeves, 70, from Coatesville, was traveling north on Kennett Pike in a 2006 Dodge Caravan. Reeves ...

 

Police Log July 19: Theft, DUI

• State police from the Media barracks are investigating a July 11 theft at the Home Goods store in Concord Township. According to the report, unknown suspects stole a cell phone from a 49-year-old woman who was shopping at the store between 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. • Sean Edward McCarthy, 25, of Kennett Square, was charged with  DUI following a traffic stop in the ...

 

Police Log July 11: Accidents, burglaries, attempted stabbing

Pennsylvania State Police • A 20-year-old woman from Valley Forge was cited following a June 28 car crash on Route 202 at 5:03 p.m. in Chadds Ford. According to a police report, Ivy R. Hollander was following too closely and rear-ended the other vehicle that had slowed for traffic. The 39-year-old driver of the other car was injured but refused transport, police ...

 

Police Log July 4

Pennsylvania State Police will be conducting a Sobriety Checkpoint in Chester County during the weekend of July 6-8. Southern Chester County Regional Police • Jose Alejandro-Murillo, 33, of Lincoln University was arrested and charged with DUI and with being an unlicensed driver following an incident that occurred on May 20 at 3:13 a.m., in the 8900 block of Gap ...

 

Concord woman charged in illegal gun/drug swap

Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun M. Copeland announced that a Concord Township woman is charged with the straw purchase and illegal transfer of a firearm that she purchased for a known drug dealer in exchange for crack cocaine. The arrest comes at the conclusion of a joint investigation conducted by the Nether Providence Police Department and the Delaware ...