Police

Police Log Oct. 17: Identity theft, bullet found in wall, notary arrested

• A Pennsbury Township man was the victim of identity theft last month. State police said an unknown suspect obtained the victim’s personal information and tried to buy a Mercedes-Benz from a dealership in Columbia, Mo. The suspect also opened a fraudulent auto insurance policy from Progressive. • A Chadds Ford resident also had his identity stolen but is none the ...

 
 

Police Log Oct. 10: Hit & Run investigation continues

• The Pennsylvania State Police, Troop K, Media, continue their investigation of a fatal hit and run crash that occurred on Route 202 near Pyle Road in Concord Township on Oct. 3. The accident happened at 9:40 p.m. as the victim was walking north on the northbound shoulder of the road. The striking vehicle is a 2009 or 2010 white/pearl colored Ford Edge, SEL or ...

 

Police investigating fatal hit and run

Pennsylvania State Police from the Media barracks are continuing their investigation into a fatal hit and run accident Wednesday night. The victim, a pedestrian who was walking along Route 202 in Concord Township, is identified as Jannie Lee Smallwood, 28, of Wilmington. According to a police report, Smallwood was struck while on the northbound shoulder of Route 202, ...

 

Police Log Oct. 3: Harassment, DUI, theft

• State police from the Avondale barracks have accused Benjamin Alika Talbert, 37, of Chadds Ford, with harassment following a Sept. 25 incident on Hillendale Road. A report said Talbert followed the victim, a 33-year-old woman, to their children’s schools after a verbal altercation and engaged in another verbal altercation. • Corey Michelle Grabowski, 31, of ...

 

Arrest made in Concord burglaries

The Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Investigation Unit arrested Christopher William Caywood, 27, of Glen Mills, on burglary charges, a press release said. Police said he’s the person who committed burglaries in Concord and Thornbury townships. On Sept. 27, an arrest warrant was obtained and Caywood was taken into custody. He was charged by Tpr. Brian Maturo of the ...

 

Police Log Sept. 26: Indecent exposure, theft, drug arrests

Pennsylvania State Police • A 49-year-old man was arrested for indecent exposure after urinating in the parking lot of state Rep. Stephen Barrar’s office on Sept. 11. State police identified the suspect as Brian Randolph McGovern of Chadds Ford. According to a police report, McGovern drove into the parking lot at 1 Beaver Valley Road, got out of his truck and began ...

 

Police Log Sept. 19: Thefts, DUIs

Pennsylvania State Police • State police from the Media barracks reported there were two retail theft incidents at the Target store in Concord Township at the end of August. One took place on Aug. 28 and the other on Aug. 30. In both instances, police said a black male put items in a shopping cart and left the store without paying. • A motorcycle was stolen in Chadds ...

 

Police Log Sept. 12: Theft, DUI

Pennsylvania State Police, Media Station • A 50-year-old woman believed she was ripped off at Duffers Pub on Aug. 30. A police report said the woman was at Duffers in Concord Township between 9 and 11:30 p.m. with her husband and a friend. The next morning, she discovered her debit card was missing. She contacted her bank to discover several unauthorized charges. ...

 

Teacher arrested for child porn

The Pennsylvania State Police announced today that Tyler Smith, 25, a resident of West Chester, was charged today with possession and distribution of child pornography as well as criminal use of a communication facility. Smith was employed at the Goddard School daycare in West Bradford Township as a teacher and caretaker for the last two years. According to a press ...

 

Police Log Sept. 6

• State police from the Avondale barracks are investigating a hit and run accident that took place on July 15. According to a police report, the unknown driver failed to yield to another motorist on a single lane bridge on Northbrook Road in Pocopson Township, striking that other vehicle in the passenger side. The victim was not injured, the report said. • Someone ...

 

Guard brings drugs to prison in crotch

Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun M. Copeland announced that Bramiir Shareif Cannon, 25, is facing felony contraband charges for sneaking K-2, synthetic marijuana, into the George W. Hill Correctional Facility on August 30. Cannon, of Folcroft, is charged with contraband, which is a felony of the second degree. The investigation was conducted by George W. ...