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Police Log Sept. 23: Crashes, theft

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • State police from the Media barracks will hold a child car seat safety inspection on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free inspection will be held in the parking lot of the Rocky Run YMCA, 1299 W. Baltimore Pike, Media. People are asked to make an appointment, but walk-ins are welcomed. • Kimberly A. ...

 
 

Police Log Sept. 16: Identity theft, DUI, retail theft

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • A 69-year-old man from Concord Township was the apparent victim of identity theft earlier this month. The man told state police he received an email saying he purchased more than $6,000 worth of electronic equipment, including a 4K television and an Xbox console. • According to a police report, Kenneth G. Reynolds, 81, of ...

 

Police Log Sept. 9: Terroristic threats, theft, crashes

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • State police from the Media barracks said they arrested a 53-year-old man from Drexel for making terroristic threats against a 36-year-old man from Landenberg. Police did not identify either the suspect or victim in the report.  The incident took place in Chadds Ford Township at the end of August. According to the ...

 

Aston woman charged with sexual assault

Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer announced that Carly Green, 24, of Aston, has been charged with statutory sexual assault and institutional sexual assault of a child, both felonies, in connection with a sexual relationship between the defendant and a male child, beginning when the boy was 15. “This is a sad case involving a teacher, as well as a ...

 

Police Log Sept. 2: Homicide investigation, identity theft, harassment

PennDOT and the Pennsylvania State Police are reminding motorists to travel responsibly ahead of the Labor Day holiday. During the 2019 Labor Day holiday enforcement period, troopers made 610 DUI arrests and investigated 45 crashes in which alcohol was a factor. According to PennDOT data, in 2019, there were 2,995 crashes resulting in 46 fatalities statewide over the ...

 

Missing Concord man sought

***UPDATE: Richard Prugh has been found and is alive and well, according to the state police. End UPDATE*** Pennsylvania State Police from the Media barracks are looking for Richard Prugh, 89, of Concord Township. Prugh left a note for his ex-wife saying he was going to visit his mother in New Hampshire, but the mother is deceased, police said. Troopers were asked ...

 

Police Log Aug. 26: Scam, crashes, DUIs

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks Police cited both drivers in an Aug. 7 two-car crash for various infractions. Police said Trevor W. Yeager, 21, of Philadelphia, was charged with following too closely, while Danielle A. Atkins, 28, of Coatesville, was charged with driving while her privileges were suspended, according to police. The accident happened in the ...

 

Police Log Aug 19: Identity and jewelry thefts, assault

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • Police are investigating a case of identity theft in Chadds Ford Township.  A 66-year-old woman in Painters Crossing said someone used her name to obtain a small business loan, and she later received a debit card in her name, a card for which she never applied. Both accounts were closed after she contacted the bank. • State ...

 

Police Log Aug 12: Child endangerment, car break-ins, harassment

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • Police said seven people had items stolen from their vehicles parked on Homestead lane in Concord Township during the overnight hours from Aug. 3 to Aug. 4. The vehicles were unlocked, the report said, and one was parked in the victim’s garage. Police did not report on what was stolen or the estimated value of the items ...

 

Police Log Aug. 5: Thefts, DUI, strangulation

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • State police are investigating the theft of Dove body wash from the CVS store on Route 1 in Concord Township. The report did not include any suspects' descriptions or details on the incident beyond the fact that it happened between 9:40 and 9:43 a.m. on July 12. • A 47-year-old woman in Chadds Ford was almost a victim of a ...

 

Police Log July 29

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks • Police said they arrested Victoria Wiseman-Blum, 22, of New Castle, for drug possession. The release said troopers were making a welfare check on a person seated in a vehicle parked in a lot on W. Cypress Street in New Garden Township at 10:09 a.m. on July 1. Police found the occupant had paraphernalia and a small amount ...