Police

Police Log Sept. 20: Accidents, DUI, counterfeit cash

• An unidentified couple passed a counterfeit $100 bill at the Sunoco station on Route 1 in Chadds Ford Township, a police report said. The incident happened between 9 and 10:30 pm. on Sept. 13. • An unidentified 45-year-old is accused of harassment after pushing a 19-year-old and grabbing him by the neck. Police said the action took place on Sept. 14. • A Chadds ...

 
 

K9 joins fight against child predators

District Attorney Jack Whelan and Special Agent in Charge Marlon Miller of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations,’ announced today the newest member of the District Attorney’s Internet Crimes Against Children Pennsylvania Task Force. Charlie, a 2-year-old Labrador retriever, is the first and only electronic-detection forensic ...

 

Police Log Sept. 13: Thefts, accidents, drug bust

• State Police from the Media barracks are investigating the theft of a chainsaw and two toolboxes in Concord Township. Police said the unknown suspect stole the items after entering an attached garage on Spring Valley Road sometime between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Sept. 6. • Police said Renna M. Drumheiser, 24, of Wilmington, was cited following a one-car accident on ...

 

Police Log Sept. 6: Thefts, accidents

• A retail store in Painters Crossing in Chadds Ford Township was ripped off on Aug. 27. A police report said an unknown suspect used a counterfeit $100 bill sometime between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. The case remains under investigation. • State police from the Media barracks said a 32-year-old woman from Concord Township was the victim of identity theft. A report said ...

 

Police Log Aug. 30: DUIs, accidents, thefts

• State police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint at an unspecified location during the weekend of Sept. 1-4. • State police from the Media barracks reported no injuries, but one driver in a two-vehicle accident faces charges stemming from an Aug. 22 accident on Route 1 in Concord Township. Police said Zachary C. Mendoza, 24, of Forest City, Pa., was northbound ...

 

Police Log Aug. 23: Accidents, assault, drunken bicycling

• No injuries were reported, and no driver was cited after a three-vehicle, rear-ender accident on Route 1 in New Garden Township on Aug. 15. State police said it was raining at the time of the accident. The two vehicles had stopped after merging into a lane because of construction in the area. The third vehicle, a Ford F150, struck the middle vehicle that, in turn, ...

 

Police Log Aug. 16: Terroristic threats, assaults, accidents

• State police from the Media barracks are investigating a case of identity theft at the Chadds Ford Fireside Shop on Route 202. An unknown suspect gained access to the victim's bank account and wrote "numerous forged checks," a report said. • Police said 71-year-old Joseph A. Grace, of Morris, Pa., was cited following an early afternoon, July 28 accident on Route 1 ...

 

Arrest in West Goshen homicide

The West Goshen Township Police Department and the Chester County District Attorney’s Office announced the arrest of defendant Clayton P. Carter for the crime of homicide.  At approximately 1 a.m. on Aug. 8, at 314 Box Elder Drive, West Goshen Township, Chester County, the defendant shot and killed his next-door neighbor, G. Brooks Jennings.  The defendant and the ...

 

Police Log Aug. 9: DUIs, accidents, thefts

State Police • State police reported no injuries in a two-vehicle accident on Route 1 near Pennsbury Way on Aug. 3. There was no mention in the report of either driver being charged. According to police one driver was turning left onto Pennsbury Way from the northbound lane of Route 1, while another vehicle, that had been in the left turn lane of southbound Route, ...

 

Police Log Aug. 2: Lock your car doors

• State police are reminding people to remove valuables and lock their vehicles when leaving them unattended. They also want people to park in well-lit areas and to report all suspicious activities in their neighborhoods, including suspicious vehicles and people. • State police from the Media barracks said they arrested Marquita Sharee Moore, 27, of Philadelphia, on ...

 

$5K reward offered in fatal shooting

Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan, in conjunction with Haverford Police Chief John Viola, announced a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual responsible for the murder of 29-year-old John Le of Narberth. Narberth was fatally shot at approximately 6:10 p.m. on Saturday, July 29 in the 2300 block of Haverford ...