Police Blotter for the week of March 26
● By J. Chambless
DRUG DEALER ARRESTED
A 35-year-old Nottingham man is in Chester County Prison after being arrested on multiple drug charges. Michael Thomas Coldiron, who lived on Maple Drive in West Nottingham Township, had been arrested in 2017 for drug delivery resulting in a death, drug possession with intent to deliver, and theft. He had been out on bail.
Over the past several months, he was under investigation for other drug offenses, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. On March 16, police executed a search warrant on his home and found cash, heroin, suboxone, marijuana and thousands of pieces of drug packaging. Coldiron was charged with felonies including drug delivery, possession with intent to deliver, and criminal use of a communications facility. He was arrested and arraigned, and bail was set at $1 million cash. He was taken to Chester County Prison. The investigation is continuing.
DRUG AND GUN CHARGES
AT OXFORD HIGH SCHOOL
On Jan. 26, an 18-year-old student at Oxford High School arrived in the morning and several staff members smelled marijuana on his clothing. He was brought to the office and told that his vehicle, locker and bookbag would be searched. The student told staff that they would find a shotgun and ammunition in his vehicle. Pennsylvania State Police Avondale was contacted and officers saw a shotgun on the seat of the car. After gaining permission to search, police found two shotguns, ammunition, two metal grinders containing marijuana, a glass pipe, a metal pipe and a digitial scale. The student was charged with possession of weapons on school property, and drug possession.
On Feb. 23, Pennsylvania State Police Avondale EMTs found Anthony David Guizzetti, 30, of Landenberg, passed out in his car in the Oxford Walmart parking lot after a heroin overdose. He was revived with Narcan and taken to Jennersville Hospital. Drug paraphernalia was found in the car. He is facing drug charges.
Kennett Square Police are investigating a burglary in the 500 block of Richards Road on the afternoon of March 15. Stolen was $400 in cash, a $155 check, a Sony Playstation and controllers, a watch, and a Mac Book valued at $1,240. The investigation is continuing.
DUI AND DRUG CHARGES
Miguel Colon Jr., 34, of Kennett Square, was arrested and charged with DUI and drug charges after he was found to be passed out in a vehicle. On Feb. 25 at 1:03 a.m. on Cedar Woods Circle in New Garden Township, Southern Chester County Police on patrol saw a Mazda backed into a parking spot, with its headlights on and engine running. When they attempted to rouse the driver, Colon, he was unresponsive and appeared to be passed out.
MONEY STOLEN FROM BUSINESS
Kennett Square Police reported that $318 in cash was stolen from a business in the 100 block of West State Street between Feb. 18 and March 12. The investigation is continuing.
On Feb. 18, Pennsylvania State Police Avondale stopped a Dodge Dakota for a burned-out tail light in New Garden Township, but the driver and three passengers fled. The driver was caught after a brief chase. Police searched the vehicle and found 11.6 ounces of marijuana in sealed bags and a digital scale that had marijuana residue. The driver, Andre Ceja, 22, of Lincoln University, is facing drug charges.
A home in the 700 block of Chambers Rock Road was burglarized between March 16 and 19, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. Someone used a ladder to reach the second floor and pried open a window. Police said $390 in cash was stolen. The investigation is continuing.
Darrel Wayne Dorsey, 35, of Lincoln University, was charged with assault after he argued with a woman at 151 Conards Mill Road in New London Township on March 6, threw a laptop computer at her, pushed her to the ground and choked her with his hands, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale.
A homeowner recently told Pennsylvania State Police Avondale that a deep freezer and china cabinet had been removed from a home at 1731 Limestone Rd., Upper Oxford Township, sometime between Aug. 21, 2017, and Jan. 14, 2018.