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11/06/2014 01:37PM ● By Lev



On Oct. 29 at 7:15 a.m., New Garden Police responded to Kennett Middle School after a bullet was discovered on the floor of a sixth-grade classroom by a cleaning crew on the night of Oct. 28. Police interviewed the teacher and the children who sat near where the bullet was found. No suspicious activity was discovered. Police believe the bullet was brought in by accident by someone who may not have known they were carrying it. As a precaution, a search of the school was conducted with a canine unit. Nothing suspicious was discovered.


A home at 203 Elk Road in Oxford was the target of burglars on Oct. 27 between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., according to Pennsylvnia State Police Avondale. Someone kicked open a side door and stole several pieces of jewelry. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 610-268-2022.


On Oct. 17, a Kennett Square resident called police to say that they had received several phone calls and messages saying that they were facing criminal charges for tax fraud, and that if payment was not made, they would be arrested. Police told the resident that this is a scam.


Kennett Square Police arrested Fidencio Avalos-Zavala, 20, of Kennett Square, for possesison of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia and underage drinking on Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the 200 block of South Walnut Street. Police initially responded to the scene for a report of loud music. Avalos-Zavala was released pending a summons from District Court.


Pennsylvania State Police Avondale arrested Jason Francis Nask, 30, of Kennett Square, for DUI on Oct. 19 at 12:25 a.m. after a traffic stop at the intersection of routes 82 and 842.

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale arrested Richard Allen Maitre II, 24, of Oxford, for DUI on Oct. 20 at 11:18 p.m. after a traffic stop on Route 10, south of Conner Road. Troopers also found marijuana inside the vehicle.

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