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Regional police service to continue

The Southern Chester County Regional Public Safety Commissioners announced that the Intermunicipal Agreement between New Garden Township and West Grove Borough, originally adopted on July 6, 2016, received overwhelming support from both communities to renew the agreement, which ensures the continued operations of the Southern Chester County Regional Police Department ...

 
 

Police Log Nov. 6: Exposure and blackmail

Pennsylvania State Police • A 25-year-old man from Concord Township was threatened after exposing himself while checking his online dating site. Police said the man was messaged on Oct. 26 by someone using the name “Sarah Claire.” The suspect convinced the man to expose himself to her on his webcam, but then threatened to send videos to his employer and family unless ...

 

Police Log Oct. 31: $10K confiscated in drug bust

Pennsylvania State Police • Travis Arrell, 23, of Glen Mills, was arrested on drug charges on Oct. 5 in Concord Township, according to a police report. That report said police responded to a call from “a concerned citizen” who said a man was using drugs in the parking lot of the Wawa on Route 1 at Stoney Bank Road. The report said the man was found to be in ...

 

Police log Oct. 23: terroristic threats, DUIs

Pennsylvania State Police • A 25-year-old Newfield, N.J. man, unnamed in the police report, was arrested for DUI on Route 1 in New Garden Township on Oct. 11. The traffic stop was made at 1 a.m. because of a broken headlight. • Police said Kyle Teat, 27, of Elkton, Md., was arrested on DUI and drug charges after he was found asleep in his vehicle with a hypodermic ...

 

East Marlborough man charged with $982K fraud

The Chester County District Attorney’s office issued a press release saying that an East Marlborough Township resident defrauded two condominium associations out of almost $1 million. The suspect is identified as William C. Huyler III, 40. According to the release, Huyler is alleged to have stolen $982,923 from the Kings Mill at Kings Grant Condominium Association ...

 

DelCo warns of phone scam

The Delaware County Park Police has received reports regarding scam phone calls originating from unknown phone numbers, or possibly a “spoofed” number, appearing to be from the sheriff’s office. The scammers may represent themselves as county employees. In the most recent case the caller used the name, of a park police officer. The scammers tell the targets that ...

 

Police Log Oct. 16: Revolver, license plates stolen

Pennsylvania State Police • State police are investigating the theft of a revolver that took place on Pole Cat Road in Concord Township sometime between noon on Sept. 29 and noon on Oct. 3. The victim is reported to be a 92-year-old man. • Police are also investigating the theft of a license plate from the Team Toyota dealership on Route 1 in Concord Township. Police ...

 

Police Log Oct. 9

• State police from the Media barracks said Nicholas Van Horn, 18, of Glen Mills, was cited after a one-vehicle accident in Concord Township on Sept. 15. A report said Van Horn lost control of the Ford F-150 he was driving after turning onto Station Road from Conchester Road. He struck a boulder, then another one before hitting a mailbox. There were no injuries, ...

 

Attempted child luring

Pennsylvania State Police from the Media barracks today issued a warning about an attempted child luring case in Middletown Township. Police said a woman reported on Sept. 18, that at about 5 p.m. her two sons were playing soccer in their backyard. An unknown white male walked up to the fence and asked boys to leave their yard so he could show them something. The ...

 

Police Log Oct. 3: Missing person, accidents, DUI, threats

Pennsylvania State Police • State police from the Media barracks are investigating the disappearance of a Chadds Ford man that happened on Sept. 16. According to police, Juan Jose Gross, 24, was evicted from his last known residence at 1712 Wilmington Pike. Police took him to a Double Tree Hotel in Wilmngton, the report said. According to police, Gross is homeless ...

 

Police Log Sept. 25: Thefts, DUIs, drug arrests

Pennsylvania State Police • Police said Rasheed Woods-Byrd, 22, of Brookhaven, was cited for driving with a suspended license following a rear-ender accident in Concord Township on Aug. 29. A report said the accident happened on Route 322 near Evergreen Drive. The lead vehicle had stopped due to traffic but Woods-Byrd was unable to stop before striking the lead ...