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Police Log Feb 24: Theft, harassment, hit and run

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • A Boothwyn woman reported to police that someone stole prescription medicine and $350 in cash from her hotel room in Concord Township on Jan. 21. Police are investigating. • Police are investigating a Feb. 19 hit and run accident on State Farm Drive. The incident happened at 6:40 a.m. According to police, the driver who fled ...

 
 

Police Log Feb. 17: DUI, drugs, thefts

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • Police said Austin Pepper, 23, of Chadds Ford, was arrested for DUI following a one-car crash on Route 1 just east of Ring Road on Feb. 8. The accident happened at about 1:30 a.m. According to the report, Pepper crashed his Mazda CX-5 into snow and ice on the road's right shoulder. The airbags were deployed. Police ...

 

Wanted for home invasion

UPDATE: The vehicle has been recovered but Dougherty remains on the loose. End UPDATE Christopher Dougherty is wanted by the Pennsylvania State Police – Media Barracks, Criminal Investigation Unit, for the home invasion and robbery of an 80-year-old female that occurred on Feb. 11 at approximately 6:30 p.m., in Middletown Township, according to a state police press ...

 

Police Log Feb 10: Indecent exposure, theft, DUI

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • State police said they arrested a West Chester man for indecent exposure following a Feb. 5 incident at the Wawa on Route 202 in Chadds Ford. The report identified the suspect as Andrew Little, 33. The report did not give details of the incident, only saying that Little was arrested, processed, and then transferred to ...

 

Police Log Feb. 3: Con job, drug sale

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • A 43-year-old Chadds Ford man was scammed out of $40,000 in cryptocurrency in December. Police said the victim clicked on an online ad thinking it was a cryptocurrency exchange site. • Police said a 35-year-old woman from Claymont was arrested for drug possession with intent to distribute in Concord Township on Jan. ...

 

Police Log Jan. 27: Thefts, missing drugs

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • Police are investigating the theft of two catalytic converters from Brandywine River Museum of Art vans on Jan. 18. The report said two men of unknown race or age are the suspects, but there’s no surveillance video of the incident, which happened at 12:30 a.m. •A catalytic converter was also taken from a Ford ...

 

Guard charged with sexual assault

District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer has charged L’Toray Hill, 35, a security guard with the Penn Wood School District, with institutional sexual assault and related charges resulting from conduct beginning when the victim was a third-grade student at Walnut Street Elementary School and culminating in a sexual relationship when she was 16 years old. “This case ...

 

Police Log Jan. 20: Crash, retail thefts

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks • State police said they cited Steve N. Goldberg, 35, of Philadelphia, for driving at an unsafe speed following a crash in Pocopson Township on Jan. 2. According to the police report, Goldberg was driving north on Route 52, just south of Pocopson Road, when he tried to negotiate a right-hand bend but was traveling too fast ...

 

Police Log Jan. 13: Ethnic intimidation, statutory rape

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • State police are investigating a Christmas Eve burglary at a Dunkin Donuts on Route 1 in Concord Township. A report said someone unlocked the front door, entered, and stole $450 from a business dropbox. • Police said they arrested Vanessa Thomas, 40, of Louisiana, Mo., at the Sunoco Station at Routes 1 and 202 for ...

 

Police Log Jan. 6: Crashes, PFA violation

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks Police said they arrested Alicia Tenuto, 34, of Aston, for violating a Protection from Abuse order. According to the report, Tenuto drove to the victim's Summit Drive residence in Chadds Ford and tried to enter. The victim, a 35-year-old man, has an active PFA order against Tenuto. Avondale Barracks • Lucas E. Barney, 20, of ...

 

PSP warns about vaccine scams

While people should protect themselves against the virus, now they’re warned to protect themselves against vaccine scams. The Pennsylvania State Police reminds residents to remain vigilant about scams attempting to take advantage of the coronavirus vaccine. While two vaccines have been approved and have been released for distribution, that distribution is based on a ...