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Police Log April 24

Pennsylvania State Police A 23-year-old man from Wilmington was charged with aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI after he ran his vehicle into a group of bicyclists on Creek Road, south of Cossart Road on Saturday, April 13. Police identified the motorist as Mason Mitchell. According to the report, Mitchell failed to negotiate a turn at 7:55 a.m., traveled into ...

 
 

Police Log April 17: Theft, assault, truck stolen

Pennsylvania State Police • State police from the Media barracks said Kenneth Gregory Shamberged, 71, of Wilmington, was charged with retail theft after he stole $28 worth of merchandise from Wegmans in Concord Township. The incident happened on March 13. • Austin Joseph Wescoat, 24, of Tionesta, Pa., was charged with simple assault after he got into a fight with his ...

 

Police Log April 10: DUIs, drug possession, theft

Southern Chester County Regional Police • Nelson Lopez-Aguilar, 22, of Toughkenamon, was arrested and charged with DUI and related traffic offenses, as well as with giving false identification to law enforcement, a report said. The incident happened in the 100 block of Bancroft Road in New Garden Township on March 30, after police observed his vehicle swerve across ...

 

Police Log  April 3: Drug busts, thefts, DUIs

Pennsylvania State Police • Police said Nicholas John Wanner, 21, of New Castle, was arrested for drug possession following a traffic stop in Chadds Ford Township on March 2. According to the report, Wanner was stopped on Route 1 just west of Route 202 at 1:12 p.m. A “probable cause” search of the vehicle was conducted and marijuana and paraphernalia were found, ...

 

Suspects sought in thefts from cars

The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an incident where an unknown black male broke into a locked vehicle by shattering the passenger side window. He then stole two purses located inside the vehicle, according to the report. Shortly after, an accomplice — identified as Tara Stanley, of New Jersey — used the victim’s credit cards at multiple locations to ...

 

Police Log March 27: DUIs, drug possession, stolen car recovered

Pennsylvania State Police • Police said they arrested two women on DUI and drug-related charges in Pennsbury Township on March 17. According to the report, troopers made an unrelated traffic stop on Cossart Road when Kasey Taylor Henitz, 21, of Glenolden, approached them to ask a question. During the conversation, troopers determined she had smoked marijuana earlier, ...

 

Police Log March 20: Careless driving, DUI, thefts

Pennsylvania State Police • Charles E. Morgensen, 30, of Coatesville, was charged with careless driving following a March 15 one-vehicle accident on Doe Run Road in East Marlborough Township, according to police. The report said Morgensen was driving south on Doe Run but crossed over into the northbound lane and struck an embankment and then a sign for Sweeney’s Auto ...

 

Police Log March 13: Thefts, DUIs, crashes

Pennsylvania State Police • State police from the Media barracks apprehended a fugitive in Chadds Ford Township on Feb. 13. According to a police press release, troopers made a routine traffic stop on Route 1 at Harvey Road. Police determined that the driver, John Crawford White, 62, of Lincoln University, was wanted in Maryland where there was an active warrant for ...

 

Police Log March 6: Burglary, DUI, drug possession

Southern Chester County Regional Police • Police charged Miguel A. Montalvo, 35, of Camden, N.J., with the forced entry burglary of a residence and the theft of jewelry and electronics worth an estimated $1850. The incident occurred on Dec. 21, 2017, in the 6000 block of Whitney Court, in New Garden Township. In the course of investigating, police said they were able ...

 

Police Log Feb. 27: DUIs, assault

Pennsylvania State Police • State police from the Avondale barracks said Sean Patrick Otto, 21, of Oxford, was arrested for DUI after his vehicle hydroplaned off of Route 1 in Kennett Township on Jan. 20. Southern Chester County Regional Police • Eduardo Ibarra-Rodriguez, 23, of Kennett Square, was arrested and charged with DUI and related traffic offenses following ...

 

Police Log Feb. 20: DUI, burglaries, assault

Pennsylvania State Police • State police from the Media barracks said Erika Janelle Scott, 29, of West Chester, was arrested for DUI following a traffic stop on Route 202 in Chadds Ford Township on Jan. 26. A report said the stop came about after a trooper observed traffic violations. • Two stores on Route 202 — The Philly Pretzel Factory and Double Decker Pizza — ...