Police Blotter for the week of March 9
● By J. Chambless
A home at 198 Hess Mill Road in Franklin Township was burglarized on March 4 sometime between 8:45 and 11:45 a.m., according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. Someone broke open the front door and stole about $1,500 in jewelry. Total damage is estimated at $1,800. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 610-268-2022.
Overnight on Feb. 22, a shed near a home at 17 Beth Lane in Cochranville was broken into, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. The door was pried open, and tools, knives, weapons and electronics were stolen. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 610-268-2022.
DIAMOND NECKLACE MISSING
On Feb. 13, Kennett Square Police received a report of the theft of a diamond necklace valued at $11,900 from a home in the 300 block of Hessian Drive. The victim told police that the theft occurred sometime between November 2014 and mid-January 2015.
On Feb. 25 at 8:22 p.m., someone broke the windshield of a car parked at 430 Minor Street in Avondale with shot from a BB gun. Anyone with information is asked to call trooper Ryan Smith at 610-268-2022.
Matthew Steven Dowell, 33, of Landenberg, was charged with shoplifting on Feb. 9 at 6:35 p.m., when store security personnel at the Wal-Mart store in East Marlborough Township saw him walk past the checkout counter without paying for the items in his shopping cart. He was stopped by security personnel and then taken into custody by police.
On Feb. 23, a resident of the 700 block of Lafayette Street in Kennett Square reported a case of identity theft. The resident told Kennett Square Police that they tried to file a tax return electronically but the IRS said that someone had already filed a tax return with their Social Security number. The investigation is continuing.
On Feb. 14 between 4 p.m. and 4:19 p.m., a Samsung Galaxy phone was stolen from a business in the 500 block of West Cypress Street in Kennett Square, according to Kennett Square Police. The victim said they accidentally left the phone on a counter. After viewing surveillance video, employees of the business recognized the man who took the phone and asked him to return it when he came back to the business on Feb. 15.
Kennett Square Police arrested Barret May, 27, of Wilmington, Del., for possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop in the 100 block of Scarlett Avenue on Feb. 21 at 1:20 a.m. He was released at his parents' home pending a summons from District Court.
Kennett Square Police arrested Jose Perez-Lugo, 21, of Coatesville, for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop on Feb. 27 at 12:13 a.m. at North Union Street and Route 1. He was released pending a summons from District Court.
Ryan James Montgomery, 20, of Oxford, was arrested for DUI on Feb. 27 after a traffic stop on Country Drive, east of Meadow View Drive in East Nottingham Township, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale.
Charles Ross Quickel, Jr., 56, of West Grove, was arrested for DUI on Feb. 11 after a traffic stop on Old Forge Road, south of State Road in Elk Township, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale.
New Garden Township Police arrested Arelio Perez-Roblero, 20, of West Grove, for DUI on Feb. 23 at 1:38 a.m. He was seen driving erratically in the 1600 block of Baltimore Pike and a traffic stop was attempted. He continued driving into Avondale Borough and drove up onto a curb before stopping. Perez-Roblero showed signs of intoxication and admitted to police that he had consumed nine or ten beers. He was released pending a court appearance.
Kennett Square Police arrested Cesar Aguilar-Castaneda, 22, of Kennett Square, for DUI after a traffic stop on March 3 at 4:11 p.m. in the 200 block of Birch Street. He was released to a friend pending a summons from District Court.
Kennett Square Police arrested Marcus Miller, 26, of Kennett Square, for DUI after a traffic stop in the 400 block of East South Street on Feb. 23 at 2:23 a.m. He was released at his home pending a summons from District Court.
Kennett Square Police arrested Robert Saladino, 61, of Kennett Square, for DUI after a traffic stop on Feb. 15 at 7:14 p.m. in the 500 block of North Mill Road. He was released pending a summons from District Court.