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Police Log Oct. 5: Thefts, DUIs, crashes

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • State police arrested a 30-year-old man from Philadelphia for shoplifting from the Target store in Concord Township on Sept. 12. The suspect, not named in the report, is alleged to have fled the store with more than $700 worth of mixed electronic merchandise. Police said the man fled in a silver Nissan Sentra with no tags ...

 
 

Police Log Sept. 28: Gun stolen, thefts, corruption of minors

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • State police from the Media barracks are investigating the reported loss of a firearm from a residence on S. Creek Road in Chadds Ford. The theft happened sometime between Sept. 10 and Sept. 20. A report said the victim went to the police barracks to report the loss of a Sig Sauer MPX pistol valued at $1,500. Police said ...

 

Police Log Sept. 21: DUIs, thefts, strangulation

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks • State police from the Avondale barracks arrested a 48-year-old Chadds Ford woman in Pennsbury Township for harassment with physical contact on Sept. 19. A report said the woman, not identified in the report, struck a 51-year-old Wilmington man on Chaddbury Lane. • Police arrested a 45-year-old man from Lincoln University ...

 

Police Log Sept 14: Crashes, DUIs, thefts

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • Police said Patrick L. Duffy, 23, of Wilmington, was cited for DUI following a Sept. 1 crash on Route 202 when he struck a vehicle parked on the right shoulder of southbound 202 near Route 1. According to the report, the parked vehicle had its hazard lights on and triangle reflectors adequately displayed. Duffy’s ...

 

Resident charged in Webb Road shooting

State police said Richard Falcone has been charged with discharging a firearm into an occupied structure, making terroristic threats, and recklessly endangering another person following the Saturday morning incident on Webb Road in Chadds Ford Township. According to the press release, troopers were called to the 400 block of Webb Road (near Oakland Road) at ...

 

Police Log Sept. 7: Missing vehicle, child endangerment

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • Police are investigating a report of a missing vehicle. A 68-year-old Garnet Valley man told police on Aug. 22 that he had lent his green Ford Ranger to an employee on Aug. 4 but it had not been returned. • Deshawn Gibbs, 34, of New Castle, Del., was arrested in Concord Township on drug possession charges, police said. ...

 

Police Log Aug. 31: Scam alert

Pennsylvania State Police State police are advising people there has been an influx of crime committed by Romanian transnationals. A press release said these criminals are usually described as being Middle Eastern or Hispanic and may pose as stranded motorists needing money. They offer to sell fake gold jewelry. At other times, they overwhelm people and steal their ...

 

Police Log Aug. 24: Car thefts, $350K scam

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • Harley Molineux, 21, of Garnet Valley, was arrested for drug possession following a traffic stop in Chadds Ford on Aug. 21, a police report said. According to that report, Molineux was stopped in the 1700 block of Wilmington Pike for vehicle code violations and was found to be in possession of a small amount of ...

 

Police Log Aug. 17: Sobriety checkpoint

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks State troopers from the Avondale barracks will conduct a sobriety checkpoint this coming weekend, Aug. 19 to 21. Kennett Square Police Department Crystal Thompson, 43, of Rockland, Del., was arrested and charged with DUI and related traffic offenses, according to borough police. A report said she was driving 51 ...

 

Police Log Aug 10: Thefts, counterfeiting

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • The Gap store in Glen Eagle Square was ripped off to the tune of $420 last month. A police report said someone stole six pairs of jeans valued at $70 each on July 19. According to the report, the suspect is an unknown man who walked out with the pants under his arm. • A 52-year-old Garnet Valley man was the victim of ...

 

Possible murder-suicide in Kennett Twp.

Kennett Township police are investigating the shooting deaths of two people Saturday. According to an email from township Police Chief Matthew Gordon, "Police are presently investigating this as a possible murder-suicide but are still reviewing home security cameras as well as awaiting an autopsy and toxicology reports." According to the press release, police, ...