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Police Blotter

06/18/2014 11:00AM, Published by ACL, Categories: In Print


A home that was for sale at 9 Belmont Circle in London Grove Township was burglarized overnight on June 6, and appliances were stolen from the kitchen and laundry room, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. 


A man who passed out in his car in the parking lot of the Longwood Fire Company on June 7 is facing drug charges. Pennsylvania State Police Avondale reported that Thomas Sinclair Bloss, 26, of Wilmington, Del., was found passed out behind the wheel of his car on June 7 at 7:30 p.m. He was arrested for possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, DUI and careless driving.


Kennett Square police arrested Pedro Guerrero-Rojas, 21, of Kennett Square, on May 23 after police were called to the 500 block of Grant Way for a report of a man laying next to the roadway. Police found that Guerrero-Rojas had been huffing solvents. He was arraigned and bail was set at $2,500. Unable to post bail, he was taken to Chester County Prison.


Paul Thomas Repsch, 25, of Quarryville, was arrested by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale on May 29 for three felony counts, including possession of child pornography. In December 2013, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children got a tip from Microsoft that a user had uploaded images of child pornography using their service. The information was sent to the Pennsylvania State Police through the Lancaster County Detectives Office. On May 29, 2014, officers interviewed Repsch and discovered digital imags and videos of child pornography belonging to him. On June 9, he was charged with three felony counts, and bail was set at $10,000, unsecured. He is awaiting a preliminary hearing scheduled for June 20.


Tony Palumbo Mushrooms and Trucking in West Grove was the target of burglars who kicked in the front door to the office and stole a safe containing $1,200 in cash from the office overnight on June 4, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale.


Kennett Square police announced several incidents of vandalism that are under investigation. Sometime between May 24 and 26, a vehicle parked in the 500 block of Grant Way was egged. On May 25 between 12:30 and 6:30 p.m., a home in the 200 block of East Maple Alley was spray-painted with graffiti. Sometime overnight on May 28, two tires were punctured and flattened on a vehicle parked in the 200 block of Meredith Street. Overnight on May 30, several street signs on Elm Street, the 300 block of Linden Street and the 300 bock of East Maple Alley were spray-painted with graffiti. 

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale reported that an explosive device was used to damage a mailbox at 230 Baker Road in Cochranville on June 11 between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 610-268-2022.


A white trailer was stolen from Glen Run Framers sometime between June 6 and 10, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. The trailer, which is painted with the Glen Run Framers name, was parked at the business at 82 Mill House Drive in New London Township. Inside were tools belonging to the company. Anyone with information is asked to call trooper Ryan Smith at 610-268-2022.


A home near Flint Hill Road and Indiantown Road in Landenberg was burglarized on June 5 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. Stolen was jewelry and a handgun. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 610-268-2022.

Kennett Square police reported that sometime between May 24 and May 31, a home in the 400 block of East State Street was burglarized. Stolen were a Poulan chainsaw, two Porta-Cable drills, a wallet, four fire extinguishers, two sets of trailer straps, three trailer chains and two tents.


Pennsylvania State Police Avondale reported that Gavin Ian Chase, 18, of Cochranville, drove off Route 10, north of Kri Dell Lane, on June 7 at 3:55 a.m., hit a ditch and rolled the car over. Police said Chase suffered moderate injuries when he was ejected from the car. Police discovered marijuana paraphernalia in the car.


Pennsylvania State Police Avondale arrested Juan Luis Perez Cortez, 27, for possession with intent to deliver and DUI after a traffic stop on New Garden Road, north of Route 41, on June 9 at 3:35 a.m.

Kennett Square police arrested Miguel Perez (a.k.a. Alejandro Guzman-Vazquez), Miguel Alejandro Gonzalez, Christopher Alejandro Guzman, and Christopher Alexander Guzman, of Oxford, on May 31 at Baltimore Pike and Onix Drive. They were charged with fleeing police, providing false identification to law enforcement, DUI and traffic offenses. Perez was arraigned and bail was set at $10,000 cash. Unable to post bail, he was released to constables and taken to Chester County Prison.

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