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Police Blotter for the week of June 6

06/07/2016 12:50PM ● By J. Chambless

DRUG CHARGES

On May 13, Pennsylvania State Police Avondale stopped a car being driven by Anthony Keith Lawson, 45, of Oxford., at 321 N. Third Street in Lower Oxford Township. Lawson initially provided a false name to police. A passenger identified him, and he was found to have an active warrant. During a search of the car, drugs and drug paraphernalia were found. Lawson was arrested and transferred to Pennsylvania State Constables.

CHILD STRUCK BY CAR

A 4-year-old girl escaped serious injury after running into the path of a car on May 24 on Miller Drive, east of Cook Street in Avondale Borough. Pennsylvania State Police Avondale reported that a woman driving in the area saw the girl run across the street in front of her and slowed her car as a precaution. The girl then ran back across the road from behind a truck and the driver stopped, but struck the girl, who ran back to her house. She was treated at the scene for scratches on her left leg and a small cut on her left ankle. No charges were filed against the driver.

TEENS ASSAULT POLICE

On June 1, Pennsylvania State Police Avondale responded to locate a runaway 17-year-old boy from Coatesville and a 15-year-old girl from Coatesville. While waiting for the parents of the girl to arrive at 3375 Gap Newport Pike in London Grove Township, both teens said the girl was not going with her parents and fought with police. They were both charged with aggravated assault.

BURGLARY

A detached garage at 1972 Schoff Road in Atglen was broken into between May 22 and 24, and tools were stolen, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. Anyone with information should call police at 610-268-2022.

WALMART SHOPLIFTING

Two people stole $730 worth of baby formula from the Walmart store in East Marlborough Township on May 28 and fled. They were later stopped in Delaware County after a traffic complaint. Both were identified and released. The retail theft wasn't initially reported by Walmart. Upper Chichester Police turned all suspect information and the stolen formula over to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. The investigation is continuing.

THEFT FROM CAR

An unlocked vehicle parked at 5 Woodcrest Way in Landenberg was entered sometime between May 20 and 29 and several items were stolen, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale.

ARREST ON DUI WARRANT

Richard Francis Judge, Jr., 53, of West Grove, was arrested on an active DUI warrant out of Hartford County, Md., and for driving with a DUI suspended license when he was pulled over on May 25 by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale for having counterfeit emissions and inspection stickers on his vehicle.

TEST STRIPS STOLEN

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale reported that a man stole diabetic test strips, valued at more than $500, from the Acme store in London Grove Township on May 16 at 8:07 p.m. Police said he was about 25 years old, with long black hair and a thin build. He drove away in a red car, possibly a PT Cruiser, with Delaware registration.

CAT SHOT

A pet cat belonging to a 42-year-old Chadds Ford woman was shot with a pellet gun on May 24 in the area of Constitution Drive in Pennsbury Township, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. The cat is not expected to survive its injury.


DUI

On March 31, Pennsylvania State Police Avondale arrested Luis Bernal-Castaneda, 39, of Rising Sun, Md., for DUI after a one-vehicle crash on Sylmar Road in West Nottingham Township.

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale pulled over a car for a traffic violation on April 10 at Fifth Street and Grant Street in East Nottingham Township and found that the driver, Jason Anthony Sidote of Aldan, Pa., was DUI. His passenger, Franci Ann Shepherd of Oxford, was charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale arrested William Vance Dougherty of Kirkwood for DUI on April 10 at 12:30 a.m. at Route 10 and Conner Road in Lower Oxford Township.

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale responded to an accident at Creek Road and Church Hill Road in Franklin Township on the morning of April 6 and found that the driver, Shawn Warholic, 30, of Landenberg, was DUI. He had been backing south on Creek Road when he hit a tree on the west side of the road, then drove forward up Creek Road, leaving the side of the road and getting stuck in the woods.

Kennett Square Police arrested Barbara Hamm, 50, of Kennett Square, for DUI on April 20 at 1:33 p.m. in the 100 block of West Cedar Street after getting a report of an erratic driver. She was released pending a summons from District Court.

Kennett Square Police arrested Justin Taylor, 28, of Lincoln University, for DUI on April 13 at 11:28 p.m. after a traffic stop at South Broad and Birch streets. He was released at his home pending a summons from District Court.

Kennett Square Police arrested Jennifer Webber, 43, of West Grove, for DUI on April 10 at 2:41 a.m. after a traffic stop in the 500 block of East Cypress Street. She was released at her home pending a summons from District Court.

Kennett Square Police arrested John Hannon, 46, of Wilmington, Del., for DUI on April 8 at 8:47 p.m. in the 100 block of East South Street after getting a report of an erratic driver. He was released to a friend pending a summons from District Court.

Terrel Khalil Samuel of Nottingham was arrested for DUI after a traffic stop on April 25 at 12:40 a.m. on Route 10, north of Route 1.

Misael Benjamin Baranda-Tapia, 22, of West Grove, was seen driving without his taillights lit on April 24 at 2:36 a.m. on East Baltimore Pike at Lake Road, and was pulled over by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. He was found to be DUI.

On April 17 at 5:28 a.m., Pennsylvania State Police Avondale responded to a report of a car sitting in a field with its four-way flashers on. The vehicle was off of Route 896, north of Pusey Mill Road. Police discovered that the driver, Clarence Jeffrey Pritchett, Jr., of Philadelphia, had run off the road and gotten stuck in the grass. He was taken into custody for DUI and related traffic offenses.

Jorge Saul Perez-Valladares of Avondale was arrested for DUI and traffic offenses after a traffic stop by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale on April 19 at 11:35 p.m. on Route 41 north of Route 1.

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale found Steven Toppin Spence, 28, of North East, Md., slumped behind the wheel of his parked vehicle at the Peacedale Preserve in Franklin Township on April 29 at 4:11 p.m. Police found 12 open containers of alcohol in his car. He was arrested for DUI.

On April 9 at 2:30 a.m., Pennsylvania State Police Avondale arrested Matthew Paranczak, 20, of Hockessin, Del., for driving under the influence of a controlled substance and having a false ID when he was pulled over on Route 896 north of State Road in New London Township.

Erica Marie Nye, 26, of Wilmington, Del., was arrested for DUI after a traffic stop by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale on April 13 at 1:39 a.m. at 622 Limestone Road in Lower Oxford Township.

Glenn Andrew Jones, of Parkesburg, was arrested for DUI after a traffic stop by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale on April 23 at 10:40 p.m. on Route 1, a mile south of Route 472.

Coleman Grant Noon, of Nottingham, was arrested for DUI and possession of a small amount of marijuana after a traffic stop by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale on April 24 at 12:23 a.m. on Route 472, north of Third Street in Oxford.

On April 2 at 10:52 p.m., Pennsylvania State Police Avondale responded to a domestic dispute at a home on Chesterville Road in Franklin Township and discovered that Toni Marie Gontarz, 34, of Franklin Township, had operated a vehicle while under the influence of a controlled substance. She was charged with DUI.

Martin Escobar-Ortiz, 38, of Toughkenamon, was arrested for DUI on May 1 at 12:40 a.m. by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale after a traffic stop.

Brendan Patrick Beck, 37, of Broomall, was arrested for DUI by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale on May 1 at 11:19 p.m. on Route 1 south of Lenape Road after a traffic stop for an inoperable headlight.

Miguel Gabriel-Vasquez, 19, of West Grove, was arrested by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale on April 29 at routes 41 and 1 after a traffic stop. He was found with four open beer bottles in his car, and was charged with DUI, recklessly endangering another person, giving false ID to police, and several traffic violations. His passenger, Luis Alberto Montejo-Perez, 25, of West Grove, was charged with giving false ID to law enforcement.

Shawn Michael Fisher, 21, of Atglen, was arrested for DUI by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale on April 29 at 12:27 a.m. on Route 1 south of Route 472. He struck another vehicle on Route 1, and subsequent investigation revealed that he was DUI.

Patricia Lynn Harper, 49, of Kennett Square, was arrested by Pennsylvania State Police for DUI, aggravated assault on a police officer and disorderly conduct after a disturbance on May 8 at 801 Gap Newport Pike in London Grove Township.

Michael Anthony Morales, 28, of Coatesville, was arrested for DUI by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale on May 22 at 2:09 a.m. after a crash investigation on Doe Run Road. Morales failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI. He was released pending a summons.

Erica Heidi Wilson, 23, of Rising Sun, Md., was arrested for DUI by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale on May 21 at 10:54 p.m. after a traffic stop as Route 1 and Route 896.

Andrea Rafael Valdes, 28, of Newark, Del., was arrested for DUI by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale on May 14 at 6:41 p.m. after a crash investigation at 261 Kennett Pike. Valdes failed field sobriety tests and was arrested and later released pending a summons.

On May 21 at 4:18 p.m., Manuel Perez, 40, of West Grove, was driving on Ewing Road in Penn Township when his car crossed into the oncoming lane and struck a tree off the roadway. Police discovered that Perez was DUI and arrested him.

On May 22, just after midnight, Pennsylvania State Police Avondale stopped a car for a traffic violation in the 200 block of Old Creek Road and found that the driver, McKinley Anton Burrell, of West Chester, was DUI. He was also charged for possession of a small amount of marijuana.

Maggie Ann Dombrow, 26, of King of Prussia, was arrested for DUI by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale after a traffic stop on May 8 on Route 926 in Pennsbury Township.

Anthony Nicholas Sloan, 30, of Lincoln University, was arrested for DUI on May 31 on Route 1 south of Route 841, after being pulled over for traffic violations by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale.

A 28-year-old Landenberg man was arrested two times in 24 hours for DUI, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. Police said that on May 20 at 7:36 p.m., Timothy Charles Woodworth was seen drifting out of his lane on Newark Road. He was stopped and arrested for DUI – his second arrest in 24 hours.

Lars Matthew Rindahl, 25, of Annville, Pa., was arrested for DUI-drugs on May 28 after a traffic stop by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale on Route 1, south of Newark Road.

Uriel Damian Bautista, 35, of Toughkenamon, was arrested for DUI and possession of an open container after a traffic stop by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale on May 28 on Route 41 at Baltimore Pike.

Jose DeJesus Caastaneda-Huerta, 20, of Toughkenamon, was arrested for driving under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale on May 31 on Bancroft Road at Baltimore Pike in New Garden Township.

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