State police: Traffic stop nets DUI offender

Troopers say arrest occurred in Pennsbury Township A 53-year-old Delaware man was arrested for driving under the influence in Pennsbury Township on Friday, May 16, at 11:47 p.m., said state police from the Avondale barracks. Police said Thomas Edward Glass of Newark was detained for a traffic offense on Parkerville Road, south of U.S. 1, and exhibited signs of intoxication, police said, adding...

State police probing gunshot at residence

Bullet reportedly entered bedroom of occupied E. Marlborough home Troopers from the Avondale barracks are investigating an incident of reckless endangerment that occurred at a home in the 200 block of Upland Road in East Marlborough Township on Wednesday, May 14, at 9:45 p.m., state police said. Police said someone fired a round through a bedroom while the residence was occupied. No one was injured,...

State police: 2 area residents arrested for drunken-driving

Both incidents reportedly occurred in Kennett Township Michelle Ann Dell, 37, of Chadds Ford, was arrested for driving under the influence on Sunday, Feb. 16, in Kennett Township, said state police from the Avondale barracks.  State police said the arrest occurred at 5:29 a.m. on Burnt Mill Road, west of Spring Mill Road, following a two-vehicle crash. A 34-year-old Toughkenamon man was arrested...

State police investigating Pocopson Twp. burglary

Electronics allegedly stolen from home in 700 block of Isaac Taylor Drive Troopers from the Avondale barracks are investigating a burglary that occurred sometime between 4 and 6:20 a.m. on Oct. 26 in Pocopson Township, state police said. Police said someone entered a residence in the 700 block of Isaac Taylor Drive and took numerous electronic devices; anyone with information is asked to call police...

Police: Driver who crashed under influence

Troopers from the Avondale barracks responded to Rt. 52, north of Hillspring Road, in Pennsbury Township at 3:40 p.m. on Oct. 7 for a one-vehicle crash, state police said.  Upon investigation, troopers determined that Hugo Lopez, 31, of Wilmington, De., had been driving under the influence of alcohol, police said. A traffic stop on Fairville Road, south of Cossart Road, in Pennsbury Township,...

State police: Armed robber hits 24-hour CVS

Authorities said man armed with long gun handed cashier a paper bag for money A man wearing a purple Baltimore Ravens sweatshirt and armed with “a long gun” robbed the 24-hour CVS Pharmacy on East Baltimore Pike in East Marlborough Township on Monday at 2:03 a.m., said state police from the Avondale barracks. Police said the bandit handed a brown paper bag to the cashier with instructions...

Police: Drunk driver hit W. Marlborough house

A 47-year-old West Grove man was arrested for driving under the influence after crashing his 2010 Ford Escape on Aug. 28 at 9:43 p.m. in West Marlborough Township, said state police from the Avondale barracks. State police said David E. Nunn was traveling west on Rt. 926, failed to stop at a posted sign at Newark Road, and left the roadway, traveling uphill. Police said Nunn’s vehicle struck...

Thefts from unlocked vehicles reported

State police said four vehicles hit on Saturday in Newlin Township On Saturday, sometime between 1 and 6:30 a.m., someone entered a detached garage in the 1800 block of Chestnut Hollow Lane in Newlin Township through an unlocked side door and entered two unlocked vehicles, state police from the Avondale barracks police said. About $300 in cash and $30 in loose change was taken, police said. A neighbor’s...

State police probing storm-drain theft

It reportedly disappeared Feb. 28 on Hillspring Road at Rt. 52 State police from the Avondale barracks are investigating the theft of a storm drain in Pennsbury Township. The grate disappeared sometime between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Feb. 28 at Hillspring Road and Rt. 52, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 610-268-2022. Such thefts have been occurring with some frequency...