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Police Log Dec. 12: Speeding, DUI, theft

Pennsylvania State Police • State police said Ryan M. Dawson, 36, of Exton, was cited for driving at an unsafe speed. According to the police report, Dawson ran off Parkerville Road because he swerved to avoid an animal on the road. He lost control and struck a utility pole and a street sign, police said. • Sometime between Dec. 2 and 4, someone damaged two mailboxes ...

 
 

Police Log Dec. 5: Thief gets $6K in jewelry plus deodorant

Pennsylvania State Police • Troopers from the Media barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the theft of more than $6,000 worth of jewelry from a residence on Sawmill Road in Concord Township sometime between Nov. 12 and 14. A report said the thief, or thieves, took an engagement ring, a necklace, a bracelet, and a gold anniversary band with a ...

 

Chiropractor busted writing illegal scripts

Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun M. Copeland announced the arrest of Marc Steven Persson, 40, who is charged with writing fraudulent prescriptions for addictive painkillers, such as Percocet and Oxycodone, to his chiropractor patients. The announcement comes at the conclusion of an undercover investigation by members of the Delaware County Criminal ...

 

Police Log Nov. 28: Thefts from vehicles, crash, DUI

Pennsylvania State Police • State police from the Media barracks reported a stolen purse from a car parked on Hoffman’s Mill Road in Chadds Ford Township. A report said the purse was stolen Nov. 23, sometime between 11 a.m. and 1:40 p.m. The unknown suspect entered the car through an open window. • Someone stole more than $500 worth of equipment from a vehicle parked ...

 

Police Log Nov. 21: Truck stolen, burglary, strangulation

Pennsylvania State Police • State police will be conducting sobriety checkpoints this holiday weekend, from Nov. 21 through Nov. 25. • An 89-year-old Pennsbury Township woman was ripped off to the tune of more than $10,000. A state police report said someone contacted the Citadel Bank impersonating the victim. The unknown suspect was then able to gain access to her ...

 

Police Log Nov. 14: Rape, corruption of minors, terroristic threats

Pennsylvania State Police Media barracks • Someone damaged a front window of the Bryn Mawr Trust bank in Chadds Ford with a BB gun, police said. The incident happened Nov. 1, but there were no witnesses. • Police said they determined Ronald Owens, 57, of Chester, was DUI following a two-vehicle accident on Route 1 at Powell Road in Concord Township on Nov. 4. Owens ...

 

Police Log Nov. 7: Wheels stolen, mother charged with harassment

Pennsylvania State Police • Police are investigating the theft of wheels stolen from a Jeep Wrangler in East Marlborough Township on Oct.28. A report said the Jeep got hung up on some high terrain as it descended a down slope after the driver decided to take it off road near Wollaston Road at Route 926. The driver left the vehicle for about three hours and, when he ...

 

WCU student recorded women in bathrooms

A 24-year-old West Chester University student from Honey Brook was arrested and charged with hiding a phone and recording women in public bathrooms, the Chester County District Attorney’s office reported. According to a press release, the incidents took place in Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland and involve more than 20 victims. Some have yet to be identified. The ...

 

Police Log Oct. 31: Crash, fraud, naked man walking

Pennsylvania State Police Media barracks • A 15-year-old girl was reported injured in a two-vehicle accident on State farm Drive on Oct. 29. Police said the youth was a passenger in a car that was struck from behind after the vehicle in which she was a passenger was stopped for a deer in the road. According to the police report, Gary E. Henderson, 31, of West ...

 

Police Log Oct. 24: 102 bags of heroin, retail thefts, indecent assault

Pennsylvania State Police Media barracks • Police said they found 102 bags of heroin in a vehicle after making a traffic stop in the 200 block of Evergreen Drive in Concord Township on Oct. 12. Two men, who police identified only by name, Gabriel Frezzo and Justin Husbands, were charged. Drug paraphernalia was also found. • Someone stole a wallet from a car parked ...

 

Police Log Oct. 17: Identity theft, bullet found in wall, notary arrested

• A Pennsbury Township man was the victim of identity theft last month. State police said an unknown suspect obtained the victim’s personal information and tried to buy a Mercedes-Benz from a dealership in Columbia, Mo. The suspect also opened a fraudulent auto insurance policy from Progressive. • A Chadds Ford resident also had his identity stolen but is none the ...