Police

Police Log Dec. 27: Road rage, assault, DUI

Pennsylvania State Police • State police from the Media barracks reported a road rage incident in Chadds Ford Township. The report said a black colored Smart car pulled in front of another vehicle driven south on Route 202, then stopped at the traffic light at Marshall Road. Two men then got of the Smart car and approached to victim's car, with one man jumping on the ...

 
 

Investigation continues into cell phone store robbery

The Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department is still seeking assistance from the public with the identity of individuals responsible for the gunpoint robbery at the Thornbury Township T-Mobile Store. The police department is releasing video of the two offenders that entered the store as employees were closing. A third offender remained in a silver sport ...

 

Armed bank robbery in Concord

The Pennsylvania State Police, Troop K, Media Station is investigating an armed bank robbery that happened in Concord Township Tuesday, Dec. 19. It happened at noon at the Malvern Federal Savings Bank, 900 block of Baltimore Pike. The suspect is described as a black male with light-to-medium complexion, approximately 20-35 years of age. He was last seen wearing a ...

 

Police Log Dec. 20: Retail thefts, forged checks, assault

Pennsylvania State Police • Police said Irene Padilla, 50, of Philadelphia, is accused of stealing $82 worth of merchandise from the Walmart in East Marlborough Township on Dec. 13. State police from the Media barracks cited a mother and daughter for harassment and criminal mischief respectively after the two got into a dispute at 3:44 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 3. A ...

 

Armed robbery at Dilworthtown Crossing

Police are investigating an armed robbery at the T-Mobile store in the Shops at Dilworthtown Crossing on Saturday. Westtown-East Goshen police said the robbery happened as employees were closing the store at 9 p.m. on Dec. 16. One suspect — a white male — ordered employees at gunpoint into a rear stockroom. A second suspect — a black male — then entered with a large ...

 

Police Log Dec. 13: Accidents, DUI, possession, weapons

• State police from the Avondale said William D. Brown, 35, of Middletown, Del., was cited for excessive speed on Doe Run Road on Dec. 6. According to the report, Brown was driving an International Harvester north on Newark Road in West Marlborough Township when he tried stopping at the intersection with Doe Run Road before making a left turn. The attempt to stop ...

 

Police: ‘Harden the target’

As the holidays are upon us, ‘tis the season for an increase in crime, said the Southern Chester County Regional Police Department. Because people are shopping and buying gifts, they typically have more money and merchandise on hand than usual. Criminals know and exploit this. "Harden the target" by taking these simple steps to reduce your chances of being a victim ...

 

Police Log Dec 6: Driving with eyes closed, weapon’s charges

• Janet Holliday-Stephens was charged with excessive speed after an accident on Baltimore Pike at Independence Way in Pennsbury Township on Nov. 15, according to state police. Police said Holliday-Stephens told them she had closed her eyes as she approached the intersection and, while her eyes were closed, she struck another vehicle from behind. Police said she ...

 

Telephone scams persist

State Rep. Eric Roe, R-158, is reminding residents of the presence of telephone scams as reported by the FBI. The FBI is warning residents of a recurring phone scam whereby callers, acting as police officers, U.S. marshals or county sheriffs, are accusing victims of failure to appear for jury duty. The scammers tell their victims that an arrest warrant has been ...

 

Police Log Nov. 29: DUI’s, accidents, retail theft

• State police from the Avondale barracks said Jeanette Marie Bailey, 37, of Kennett Square, was taken into custody on retail theft charges. According to a report, Bailey tried to leave the East Marlborough Township Walmart with various items for which she hadn't paid. The incident happened 4:50 p.m. on Nov. 26. • A one-vehicle accident in Pocopson Township on Nov. 7 ...

 

Police Log Nov. 22: Holiday reminder

• Amber K. Sharp, 20, of Upper Chichester, was cited for following too closely following a Nov. 14 accident in Pennsbury Township, police said. According to the report, Sharp was traveling eastbound on Route 1 approaching Fairville Road. A vehicle in front of her was slowing for a red light. Sharp failed to stop in time before striking the other vehicle, police said. ...