State police: Drunk driver’s vehicle ends up on curb

Troopers say Delaware County man’s impairment was reason A vehicle halfway up the curb on northbound U.S. 1 at Onix Drive in East Marlborough Township caught the attention of troopers from the Avondale barracks on Monday, Dec. 8 at 3:22 a.m., police said. After troopers initiated a traffic stop, they determined that the operator, James A. Bollinger Jr., 40, of Ridley Park, was driving under...

Coatesville-area woman dies in early-morning crash

State police said driver lost control of truck with 5 passengers A 27-year-old Coatesville-area woman died of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash in East Marlborough Township on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 12:37 a.m., said state police from the Avondale barracks in a news release. Police said Kelly Lynn Parker, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said the crash...

West Chester woman cited for fleeing crash

State police from the Avondale barracks said they responded on Sept. 22 at 12:05 p.m. to a one-vehicle crash on northbound U.S. 1 in Pennsbury Township. A 2012 Ford Fusion driven by Kelly Wineman, 51, of West Chester, traveled off the roadway and got stuck on property owned by Roberts Towing. Police said Wineman, who fled the scene, was cited for a variety of traffic offenses. Her car had to be...

Police: Following too closely causes two accidents

Two drivers received citations for following too closely after a three-vehicle crash on Saturday in East Marlborough Township, said state police from the Avondale barracks. Police said the accident occurred in the left lane of northbound U.S. 1 at its intersection with Schoolhouse Road at 7:08 p.m. A 2008 Honda Civic driven by Daniel I. Burge, 22, of West Grove, rear-ended a 2006 Volvo S40 and...

State police: Traffic stop leads to drug, DUI charges

A Delaware woman was charged with driving under the influence and possession of marijuana following a traffic stop on Aug. 16 at 11:06 in Pennsbury Township, said state police from the Avondale barracks. Police said Molly T. Daddono, 21, of Newark, was detained on Cossart Road, just west of Fairville Road. Sometime between Aug. 14 at 3:30 p.m. and Aug. 18 at 3:30 p.m., someone broke into a residence...

Police: Lawn chairs become driving hazard

Unsecurely fastened to vehicle, they reportedly fall onto motorcycle A load of lawn chairs being transported on a 2008 Ford F250 pickup landed on a 2013 Wide Glide Harley-Davidson on July 6 at 12:53 p.m. on southbound U.S.  1 in Pennsbury Township, east of Constitution Drive, said state police from the Avondale barracks. The motorcycle driver sustained moderate injury, and a passenger received...

State police investigating vandalism, turfing, accidents

Two mailboxes and a windshield damaged in separate incidents State police from the Avondale barracks are investigating an incident in which two mailboxes in the 100 block of Cossart Road in Pennsbury Township were knocked off their posts sometime between 10:40 p.m. on June 4 and 11:45 a.m. on June 5, and a vehicle’s windshield was smashed on June 9 between 1 and 7:39 p.m. in the 1300 block of...

E. Marlborough woman reports cut phone line

State police from Avondale investigating the incident An East Marlborough Township woman reported on Friday that someone had cut a phone line to her residence in the 400 block of Dean Drive, state police from the Avondale barracks said. The woman, who did not see anyone suspicious, said she realized the line had been severed after speaking with the phone company, police said. Anyone with information...

Police seeking public’s help to ID crash fatality

Troopers said severe burns to truck, driver hampering identification State police from the Avondale barracks are seeking the public’s help to identify the driver of an early 1990s Chevrolet S-10 pick-up, who died Sunday in a single-vehicle crash. Police said the truck was traveling south on Rt. 272, north of McCoury Road, in East Nottingham Township. Police said it moved off the south side of...

State police offering free child safety-seat check-up

Technicians will assist parents with proper installation State police from the Avondale barracks will be conducting a free child safety-seat check-up on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Avondale Fire Company, 23 Firehouse Way, Avondale, police said Tuesday. The event is being held in conjunction with the “Click It or Ticket” campaign and is by appointment only. To reserve a spot, call Trooper...