Police

Police Log July 21: Thefts, crashes, drug busts

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • Police said they arrested Felicia Etter, 34, of Wilmington, on retail theft charges after she reportedly stole $700 worth of merchandise from Target in Concord Township on June 25. According to the police report, stolen items include clothing, magazines, baby items, toys, and other miscellaneous items. • State police ...

 
 

Police Log July 14: DUI, crash, theft

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • Police are investigating a case of theft by deception in Concord Township. A 66-year-old woman said she transferred money via an online money transfer to an unknown individual, the police report said. • According to police, Hope Leitner, 20, of West Chester, was arrested for DUI following a one-vehicle crash on the ...

 

Police Log July 7: Car theft, donut shop heist

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks State police are investigating a theft of almost $4,000 from the Dunkin Donuts at 1110 Baltimore Pike in Concord Township on June 10. Troopers from the Media barracks were dispatched to the shop shortly after 4:30 a.m. The front door had been smashed, and the intruder broke into the office and removed the safe and coin ...

 

Couple charged in child’s murder

District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer announced that Kandie Meinhart, 31, and her paramour Maurice Davis, 29, both of Chester, were arrested and charged with homicide for the brutal beating and murder of Meinhart’s 18-month-old daughter Li’Aziah Thomas on Jan. 20. “The facts of this case are truly horrific: a mother and her boyfriend are literally responsible for ...

 

Police Log June 30: Accidents, scam thwarted

Pennsylvania State Police Media barracks • William Copes, 49, of Philadelphia, was arrested for DUI in Chadds Ford Township on June 10, police said. According to the report, police responded to a call of a vehicle “driving all over the roadway” near Routes 1 and 202. They found the car, a 2004 Ford, stopped in the right lane of 202 at Hillman Drive with the ...

 

Police Log June 23: Accidents, forgery

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • Police are investigating the theft of an estimated $431 worth of merchandise from the Acme in Concord Township on May 16. A male and female in their mid-20s are suspects. They were seen leaving in a gray Kia Forte. • Blake J. Edwards, 32, of Wilmington, was cited for DUI following a one-vehicle crash on May 18, ...

 

Police Log June 16: Meat thief; crashes; thefts

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • A 15-year-old boy from Glen Mills was arrested after being found with a vape pen with a THC cartridge at Garnet Valley High School in Concord Township. • Police are investigating the theft of crab and steak meat from the Acme in Concord Township. Police said a suspect was seen leaving the store with a cartload of the ...

 

Police Log June 9: Drug possession, suspicious letter

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks • State police arrested three teens for receiving stolen property in Kennett Township on May 30. A report said the police were attempting to stop a speeding vehicle when it crashed. Police discovered the vehicle — a 2015 Subaru Impreza Outback — had been stolen. A 38-year-old man from Kennett Square was the victim. • ...

 

Police Log June 2: Crashes, harassment, theft

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • Police said they arrested Ryan Haggins, 26, of Philadelphia, following a one-vehicle crash in Concord Township on April 3. The report said Haggins’ vehicle struck a tree on Aldan Avenue, but police also learned that he was driving under the influence of drugs and had two young children in the car. According to the ...

 

Police Log May 26: Sobriety checkpoint weekend

Pennsylvania State Police State police will be conducting sobriety checkpoints this Memorial Day weekend, from Friday, May 28 through Monday, May 31. Media Barracks • Police from the Media barracks are investigating the reported theft of more than $500 work of merchandise from the Target in Concord Township on May 17. Items taken include a $350 portable air ...

 

Police Log May 19: Endangering, crashes

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • A police report said Ryan Haggins, 26, of Philadelphia, was arrested following a one-car crash on Aldan Avenue at Thornton Road in Concord Township on April 3. The report said Haggins was under the influence of drugs while driving. Charges include endangering the welfare of a child as there were two children in the car ...