Police

Police Log June 12: Crashes, DUI

Pennsylvania State Police • A motorcyclist was cited for not stopping at a stop sign at the intersection of Oakland and Brintons Bridge Road in Birmingham Township on June 8. Police identified the cyclist as Colton T. Tucker, 22, of Parkesburg. According to the report, Tucker was riding east on Brintons Bridge Road while another vehicle, a Ford Expedition, was being ...

 
 

Police Log June 5

Pennsylvania State Police • Kevin Lehi Martinez-Rodriguez, 21, of Oxford, faces drug charges following a traffic stop on the Route 1 off ramp at Newark Road in New Garden Township on May 22. Police said a consent search was performed and a small bag of marijuana was found inside the black Chevrolet Traverse Martinez-Rodriguez was driving. • A 26-year-old man from ...

 

Police Log May 29: Harassment, theft

Pennsylvania State Police • On May 3, sometime between 2 and 4 a.m., someone stole a truck with a trailer containing three commercial lawnmowers from a business at 2 La France Way in Concord Township. • Someone stole $390 from a cash box at Lice Lifters on Route 1 in Chadds Ford Township sometime between May 6 and May 11. • Police said Joseph Iavarone, 44, of Aston, ...

 

Police Log May 22: DUI, assault

Southern Chester County Regional Police Annemarie L. Taylor, 29, of Avondale was arrested and charged with DUI and related traffic offenses, following a traffic stop for moving violations on April 14. The incident occurred at 1:43 a.m., in the 200 block of Sunnydell Road, in New Garden Township. Police said they observed indicators suggesting intoxication and field ...

 

Police Log May 15: DUIs, crashes, terroristic threats

Pennsylvania State Police • Caitlin McCabe, 30, of Chadds Ford, was cited after the Toyota Rav 4 she was driving ran off Green Valley Road near West Doe Run Road on May 7, police said. According to the report, the vehicle drove off the right berm, hit a tree, then rolled to the bottom of an embankment. The Rav 4 came to rest on its passenger side. The report said it ...

 

Police Log May 8: Accidents, drug charges

Pennsylvania State Police • An unidentified motorist was cited for careless driving while in the Wawa parking lot on Naamans Creek Road. Police said the driver was leaving the lot when he dropped his drink on the floor of the passenger side. He reached down to pick it up but stepped on the gas while doing so and struck two other vehicles. No injuries were reported. ...

 

Child predator arrested while attempting to flee

Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun M. Copeland announced that Santhosh Akinepalli, 27, of Exton, was arrested for a second time following his initial arrest during a large scale undercover sting operation that netted 10 child predators in April of 2019. Santhosh Akinepalli was apprehended a second time after purchasing a one-way ticket to India from the ...

 

Police Log May 1: Fatal crash, excessive speed, DUI

Pennsylvania State Police • State police from the Avondale barracks are investigating a fatal traffic accident on Lenape Road in Pocopson Township on April 30. Shortly before 8:30 a.m., a trooper came upon a single vehicle crash. Police determined that the Honda Pilot was heading north when it left the roadway, struck several trees  and partially rolled over. The as ...

 

Police Log April 24

Pennsylvania State Police A 23-year-old man from Wilmington was charged with aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI after he ran his vehicle into a group of bicyclists on Creek Road, south of Cossart Road on Saturday, April 13. Police identified the motorist as Mason Mitchell. According to the report, Mitchell failed to negotiate a turn at 7:55 a.m., traveled into ...

 

Police Log April 17: Theft, assault, truck stolen

Pennsylvania State Police • State police from the Media barracks said Kenneth Gregory Shamberged, 71, of Wilmington, was charged with retail theft after he stole $28 worth of merchandise from Wegmans in Concord Township. The incident happened on March 13. • Austin Joseph Wescoat, 24, of Tionesta, Pa., was charged with simple assault after he got into a fight with his ...

 

Police Log April 10: DUIs, drug possession, theft

Southern Chester County Regional Police • Nelson Lopez-Aguilar, 22, of Toughkenamon, was arrested and charged with DUI and related traffic offenses, as well as with giving false identification to law enforcement, a report said. The incident happened in the 100 block of Bancroft Road in New Garden Township on March 30, after police observed his vehicle swerve across ...