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Police Blotter

06/25/2014 09:34AM ● By Acl


The Fulton Bank location at 501 Schoolhouse Road in East Marlborough Township was robbed on June 21 at about 11:15 a.m., according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. A white male, about 20 to 35 years old, entered the bank, displayed a gun and demanded money from a teller. He fled with an undisclosed amount and got into what was described as a maroon Chrysler minivan with a Delaware license plate being driven by another white male. No one was injured in the robbery.


Pennsylvania State Police Avondale are investigating an ongoing series of thefts of prescription medication. According to police, Krista Dziedzic, 42, of Oxford, stole a prescription pad from James Nocks, 71, while he was employed at Human Services in Oxford. Both Krista and Rachel Dziedzic, 19, of Oxford, then used forged prescriptions to obtain medication from several pharmacies. Pharmacists at Walmart determined that false prescriptions had been filled for the two women for some time. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 610-268-2022.


Pennsylvania State Police Avondale reported that graffiti including "KKK" and racial slurs were painted at the home of a 58-year-old Cochranville resident some time between May 16 and 19. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 610-268-2022.


Thomas Sinclair Bloss, 26, of Wilmington, Del., was arrested by Pennsylvania State Police Avondale on June 7 after he was found overdosed and passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle in the parking lot of the Longwood Fire Company in East Marlborough Township. He was found with more than 90 bags of heroin and more than $3,600 in cash. He was arrested for DUI, possession with intent to deliver and recklessly endangering another person.


A molotov cocktail type of bomb was thrown on the driveway of Enos Stoltzfus, at 476 Little Elk Creek Rd. in Lincoln University, on June 11 at 2:40 p.m., but failed to ignite, according to a report from  Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. No one was injured.


A building at 1333 Lenape Road in Pocopson Township was struck by vandals overnight on May 28, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. Someone threw several paint cans at the back of the building, splattering paint on the exterior. A paint can also struck a second-story window, breaking it. Several spotlights on the property were also damaged.


Overnight on June 16, someone threw a large metal trash can onto the front of a 2007 Honda Accord parked in the 200 block of Hendrickson Lane in West Grove, causing approximately $1,500 in damage, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale.


Two lawns on Morningmist Lane and West Branch Road in East Nottingham Township were turfed by a car overnight on June 13, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. Anyone with information is asked to call trooper Revels at 610-268-2022.


An 11-year-old boy was charged with disorderly conduct after he was found with two bullets at the Avon Grove Intermediate School on June 12. 


Brookside Greenhouse, in the 100 block of Catamount Road in Oxford, was burglarized overnight on June 9 and cash was stolen, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

A home at 532 Ross Fording Road in West Fallowfield Township was broken into between June 4 and 6, and an unknown number of items were stolen, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. 

On the morning of June 17, someone broke into a home at 344 Chestnut Road in West Grove by breaking a window in the rear door, and stole a television and an electronic tablet, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. Anyone with information is asked to call trooper Ryan Smith at 610-268-2022. 


On June 5, New Garden Township police responded to a report of an erratic driver on Gap Newport Road. The driver had pulled into a parking lot at Newark Road and Gap Newport Pike, where officers found that the driver had switched places with a passenger. Juan Rivera-Martinez, 45, of Avondale, admitted that he had consumed about 10 beers and had been driving. He was unable to perform sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI. His passenger, Rodrigo Flores-Lopez, 18, of Avondale, was cited for underage drinking.

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale said a bicyclist, Anita Miller, 51, of Lincoln University, was riding her bike on the shoulder of South Jennersville Road in Penn Township on June 8 when she was sideswiped by a passing car and fell off her bike, sustaining moderate injuries. She was wearing a helmet. The driver did not stop and was later found parked at the McDonald's in Penn Township. Driver Ashley Gatlos, 20, of Nottingham, was charged with DUI and related offenses.