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Man gets 13 to 40 years for abusing 4-year-old

Michael Adam Kaminsky, 47, of Haverford Township, was sentenced to 13 to 40 years in prison yesterday and was also sentenced to lifetime registration as a sex offender under Megan's Law, for repeatedly sexually assaulting a child in 2017, who was 4-year-old at the time of the abuse. Kaminsky was convicted in November 2018 following a jury trial before Delaware ...

 
 

Police Log Feb. 13: Thefts, crashes, fleeing and eluding

Pennsylvania State Police • Police said Jeremiah D. Timmins, 27, of Downingtown, was cited for excessive speed after the 2000 Chevrolet Blazer he was driving left the road as he was trying to negotiate a left-hand curve on Doe Run Road near Covered Bridge Road in West Marlborough Township on Dec. 13. The incident happened shortly before 5 p.m. After failing to ...

 

Man arrested for giving meth to kids

The Chester Cunty District Attorney’s Office today announced the arrest of a Honey Brook man for giving methamphetamines to children. In a press release, District Attorney Tom Hogan said the 43-year-old defendant, Harold Theodore Nuse, was originally arrested for leaving three young children in a running vehicle with a gun while he went shopping. The kids, boys, ...

 

Police Log Feb. 6: Accidents, theft, drug possession

Pennsylvania State Police • Kenneth B. Sellers, 60, of Unionville, was cited for his role in a traffic accident at Route 926 and N. Walnut Street in East Marlborough Township on Jan. 31, a police report said. According to police, Sellers was stopped at the stop sign at the intersection but he pulled out into the path of an oncoming vehicle. Sellers was uninjured but ...

 

Police Log Jan. 30: Drug arrests, DUIs, scam

Pennsylvania State Police • An unnamed 39-year-old was arrested for possession of cocaine in Concord Township om Jan. 26. Police said they initiated a traffic stop on the suspect’s vehicle for a code violation when they discovered the cocaine. • Police said a 17-year-old from Pennsbury Township was the victim of identity theft. According to the report, the victim ...

 

Police Log Jan. 23: Fraud, thefts, crashes

Pennsylvania State Police • A 37-year-old woman from Concord Township told police that someone tried to defraud her of hundreds of dollars. According to the state police report, the woman said she was sent an email from someone she believed to be a priest from the church where she works. The email instructed her to buy $300 worth of iTunes gift cards for a ...

 

Police Log Jan. 16: Assault, extortion, theft

Pennsylvania State Police • A 17-year-old motorist was cited and transported following a Dec. 31 accident on Route 1 at State Farm Drive. Police said the youth struck another vehicle while trying to merge into southbound Route 1 traffic. The accident happened at 10:44 a.m. • Police said Patricia Hackett, 45, of Chadds Ford, was taken into custody for simple assault ...

 

Arrest made in gas station robbery

Caln Township Police Department today responded to a reported robbery at the Turkey Hill gas station located on Bondsville Road which resulted in the arrest of two men who allegedly robbed a Thornbury Township gas station on Monday, according to a press release issued by Det. Lt. William Cahill of the Westtown-East Goshen Police Department. According to the release, ...

 

Police Log Jan. 9: Thefts, crash

Pennsylvania State Police • State police from the Avondale barracks said someone stole a Dell laptop and laptop accessories from an unlocked car on the ramp from Route 82 to Route 1 south in East Marlborough Township on Dec. 12. The victim is a 28-year-old man from Kennett Square. The incident happened sometime between 5 and 10 p.m. • Police are investigating a theft ...

 

Chadds Ford woman missing

Update below. State police from the Media barracks are looking for a missing Chadds Ford woman. Caitlin Elizabeth Buckalew, 27, from Ringfield Road, has not been in contact from her family for the past six days, a police report said. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call Tpr. James Lark at 484-840-1000. Update: State police are now reporting she ...

 

Police Log Jan. 2: Troopers assaulted, thefts, DUI

Pennsylvania State Police • Police said Schuyler Bryton Allen, 22, of Wilmington, was arrested for DUI after a traffic stop on State Farm Drive at Route 202 in Concord Township on Dec. 8. The police report said Allen was initially stopped for traffic code violations at 1:28 a.m. • Police are investigating the report of a stolen debit card. The report said the card ...