Man accused of fatally clubbing pet rooster

Police say West Bradford resident, 63, charged with animal cruelty A 63-year-old West Bradford Township man who allegedly disliked a woman’s pet rooster decided to take matters into his own hands when she declined to remove it from her property in the 1300 block of Cresmont Drive, said state police from the Embreeville barracks. Police said Telford E. Blevins grabbed his metal baseball bat...

State police: Extermination attempt backfires

27-year-old man trying to eradicate rodent, shoots self in leg An attempt to shoot a rat backfired for a Cochranville man, state police from the Embreeville barracks said on Monday, March 31. Police said Zachary G. Troop, 27,  was accidentally struck in the upper leg by a .22 caliber bullet while attempting to shoot a rat in the 900 block of Marlborough Springs Road in Newlin Township on Thursday,...

Chadds Ford driver arrested for road-rage incident

West Whiteland Police say he assaulted another motorist on March 4 West Whiteland Township Police said they responded to an assault complaint on Tuesday, March 4, in the area of Birchwood Drive and Whiteland Woods Boulevard. Police said they spoke with a motorist who had been the victim of a confrontation with another driver, who allegedly left the scene. West Whiteland Police subsequently located...

Two De. men charged with drunken-driving in area

Police said one arrest occurred on U.S. 1, the other on U.S. 202 A 37-year-old Delaware man has been charged with drunken-driving in East Marlborough Township, said state police from the Embreeville barracks. Diego M. Dominguez of Hockessin lost control of his vehicle in the parking lot of the Hilton Garden Inn in the 800 block of East Baltimore Pike, on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 3:47 a.m., police said....

State police report back-to-back accidents

Both drivers cited for speeding after losing control Saturday on Doe Run Road State police from the Avondale barracks reported back-to-back, one-vehicle accidents on Doe Run Road in West Marlborough Township on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 3:46 p.m. –both attributed to speeding. Roni J. Page, 50, of Toughkenamon, was cited after traveling west on Doe Run Road in a 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee when she lost...

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...

State police probing bike theft in Newlin Township

$4,000 Ventana reportedly stolen from unlocked garage On Nov. 18 between 8:20 and 8:50 p.m., someone stole a dark blue Ventana single-speed bicycle from an unlocked garage in the 600 block of Harveys Bridge Road in Newlin Township, said state police from the Embreeville barracks. Police said the bike, which was hanging from a hook on the wall, is valued at about $4,000. Anyone with information...

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,...

Police: Woman cited for duck-biting dog

  State police from the Embreeville barracks cited a Kennett Square woman on Thursday for failing to confine her dog. Police said a dog owned by Brooke Holloway, 24, got loose and bit several geese and ducks owned by a West Chester man in the area of the 200 block of Brandywine Drive in Newlin Township at 6:12 p.m. Police from the Avondale barracks said a trooper stopped a Chadds Ford woman...