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10/29/2014 09:15PM ● By Lev

ARREST IN LOCAL ROBBERIES

A man and woman from Elkton have been arrested in connection with robberies that occurred in the Oxford area on Oct. 20 and 22. Pennsylvania State Police Avondale arrested Nathan Brooks, 27, and Christine Brooks, 29, for robberies at Belly Busters, at 2139 Baltimore Pike; and Taste of Philly, at 703 Commons Drive. Nathan Brooks was charged with robbery, and Christine Brooks was charged with conspiracy to commit robbery. Both are being held at Chester County Prison.

CAR BURGLARIES

Money and other items were stolen from two cars parked overnight on Oct. 16 at 816 Easkey Lane and 976 Aringa Way in Avondale, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. Anyone with information is asked to call trooper Ryan Smith at 610-268-2022.

HOME BREAK-IN

A home on Anthony Way in Pennsbury Township was burglarized sometime between Oct. 10 and Oct. 19, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. The suspects are two 35-year-old men from New Jersey, according to the police report. They entered the home through an unlocked door and took what police described as “a large quantity of various jewelry and a silverware set” before fleeing. Anyone with more information is asked to call trooper Mantone at 610-268-2022.

FIELD DAMAGED

A corn field in the 500 block of South Guernsey Road in London Grove Township was damaged by vandals overnight on Oct. 18, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 610-268-2022.

CASHIER ARRESTED

New Garden Police arrested Harold Gray, 21, of Oxford, at a business in the 900 block of West Cypress Street on Oct. 14 in connection with a series of thefts from a cash register. Gray admitted to police that he had rung up false purchases between Aug. 1 and Oct. 14 and voided the sales, pocketing the cash. The 95 transactions totaled $934.47. Gray was charged and released pending a court appearance.

FATHER CHARGED

WITH BEATING DAUGHTER

Mike Davidson, 61, of Toughkenamon, was arrested by New Garden Police on Oct. 18 after police responded to a call for a domestic incident in the 100 block of Chambers Road. The victim met police and was upset, bleeding from scrapes on both elbows, as well as having scrapes and bruises on her hands and forearms. She told police that she had gotten into an argument with her father, Davidson, who had punched her four or five times in the face, knocking her to the ground, where he struck her again. Police arrested Davidson for simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct. He was released on $5,000 bail.

DUI

Shawne Clarise Williams, 24, of New Castle County, Del., was arrested for DUI after a traffic stop by Pennsylvnia State Police Avondale on Oct. 19 at 3 a.m. on Route 1, just south of Schoolhouse Road in East Marlborough Township.

Julie Elizabeth Broadwater, 25, of Landenberg, was arrested for DUI by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale on Oct. 9 at 8:06 p.m. on West Evergreen Street in London Grove Township.

Monroe Oris Robinson, 66, of West Grove, was arrested for DUI after a traffic stop by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale on Oct. 9 at 3:36 p.m. at 210 W. Summit Avenue in West Grove.

Calvin Bernard, 34, of Brookhaven, was arrested for DUI by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale on Oct. 18 at 8:39 p.m. at routes 52 and 1 in Kennett Township.

Mark Clark Howe, 56, of West Chester, was arrested for DUI by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale on Oct. 2 at 11:09 p.m. on Locust Grove Road, south of Corrine Road, in Pocopson Township.

New Garden Police arrested Alfredo Flores-Vargas, 18, of Kennett Square, for DUI on Oct. 18 at 12:16 a.m. when the black Honda he was driving swerved into the oncoming lane of Newark Road. An odor of burned marijuana and alcohol was detected in the car, and Flores-Vargas admitted to drinking and smoking marijuana before driving. He was released pending a court appearance.

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale arrested Jacob Elmo Bowling, 50, of West Grove, for DUI after a three-vehicle crash on Oct. 15 at the intersection of Baltimore Pike and Guernsey Road.

Allen Beringer, 46, of Oxford, was arrested for DUI by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale on Oct. 17 after he was involved in a hit-and-run crash and another crash at Route 472 and Hooker Creamery Road. Police said Beringer was driving north on Route 472 when he crossed over the southbound lane and hit an embankment. No injuries were reported in either crash.

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