Police Log

Juan Rivera-Martinez

KENNETT SQUARE

Kennett Square police arrested Pedro Guerrero-Rojas, 21, of Kennett Square for sale or illegal use of certain solvents and public drunkenness. On May 24 at 7:15 p.m., police were called for a subject laying on the ground next to the roadway in the 500 block Grant Way and upon arrival, found Guerrero-Rojas huffing. Guerrero-Rojas was video-arraigned by the on-call District Court and bail was set at $2,500. Unable to post bail, Guerrero-Rojas was remanded to Chester County Prison.

Sometime between 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on May 25, a residence located in the 200 block East Maple Alley was spray-painted with graffiti, police said.

Sometime between May 24 and May 26, a vehicle parked in the 500 block Grant Way was egged, police said.

Kennett Square police cited Jose Tapia-Ortiz, 47, of Kennett Square for public drunkenness on May 28 at 4:23 a.m. in the 500 block of West Cypress Street. Tapia-Ortiz was released at his residence.

Kennett Square police cited Jose Tapia-Ortiz, 4, Kennett Square, for public drunkenness on May 28 at 10:34 p.m. in the 100 block Race Street. Tapia-Ortiz was released at his residence, police said.

Sometime overnight on May 28, two tires on a vehicle parked in the 200 block Meredith Street were punctured and flattened, police said.

On May 30 at 8:55 p.m. in the 500 block Center Street, Kennett Square Police detained Emanuel Zavala-Zavala, 22, Kennett Square, on an outstanding warrant. He was released to constables, police said.

Sometime overnight on May 30, several street signs located on Elm Street, 300 block East Linden Street and 300 block East Maple Alley were spray-painted with graffiti, police said.

Sometimeon May 30 or May 31, two chrome tire center caps were stolen from a vehicle parked in the 200 block East Maple Alley, police said.

On May 31, Kennett Square Police received the report that sometime between May 24 and May 31, a residence located in the 400 block East State Street was burglarized. A Poulan chainsaw, two Porta-Cable drills, a brown wallet containing an Access card and insurance cards, four fire extinguishers, two sets of trailer straps, three trailer chains and two tents were taken in the burglary, police said.

Kennett Square police arrested Miguel Perez, AKA: Alejandro Guzman-Vazquez, Miguel Alejandro Gonzalez, Christopher Alejandro Guzman and Christopher Alexander Guzman, 26, Oxford, on May 31 at Baltimore Pike and Onix Drive for fleeing or attempting to elude police, false identification to law enforcement, DUI and traffic related offenses. Perez, was video-arraigned by the on-call district court and bail was set at $10,000 cash. Unable to post bail, Perez,was released to constables for transport to Chester County Prison, police said.

NEW GARDEN

On June 3, 2014 at 7:39 p.m., officers responded to the report of a verbal domestic dispute in the 100 block of Cambridge Road. Upon arrival the caller advised that her son had yelled obscenities at his father and step-father. Following an investigation into the incident, Christopher Jannaman, 22 of Landenberg was advised that he would be receiving a citation for Disorderly Conduct, police said.

On June 5, 2014 at 9:18 p.m., officers were dispatched to the report of an erratic driver on Gap Newport Pike that had pulled into a parking lot at Newark Road and Gap Newport Pike. Witness accounts had the vehicle tailgating, disregarding stop signs and driving into the oncoming lane of travel on multiple occasions, almost causing a collision. Once in the parking lot the driver wearing a blue shirt, switched positions with a passenger and moved to the back seat. Police contacted the subject in the blue shirt who had bloodshot eyes and a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from his person. Juan Rivera-Martinez, 45 of Avondale admitted to consuming approximately 10 beers and that he had been driving. Rivera-Martinez was unable to complete Field Sobriety Tests due to his level of impairment. He was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI. Rivera-Martinez was processed and released pending an appearance at district court. A passenger in the vehicle, Rodrigo Flores-Lopez, 18 of Avondale, also admitted to consuming beer and was cited for underage drinking. The investigation is cleared by arrest, police said.

On June 6, 2014 at 2:21 p.m., officers responded to the 700 block of Newark Road for a report of a trespasser. Upon arrival contact was made with the caller who advised they had terminated the subject the day prior but had allowed him to stay in his room on the property for a few days. Juan Zavala-Nunez, 27 of Avondale had become intoxicated and was causing problems with other employees so they wanted him to leave. Zavala-Nunez was visibly intoxicated. Due to his condition the caller agreed to let him stay in his room until he sobered up. Zavala-Nunez was advised through a translator he needed to stay in his room and not cause any further problems. At 3:12 p.m., police were called back for Zavala-Nunez throwing rocks at employees. Zavala-Nunez was taken into custody for Public Drunkenness and released to his brother, police said.

STATE POLICE

Someone used an unknown explosive device to blow up a mailbox sometime between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on June 11 in the 200 block of Baker Road in Cochranville, according to state police. No one was injured in the incident, police said. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 610-268-2022.

State police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that occurred about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 10 in East Nottingham on Baltimore Pike near Forge Road. Police said the striking vehicle, a black Cadillac EXT with chrome aftermarket wheels, was seen fleeing the crash with rear damage and a flat tire. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact state police at 610-268-2022.

A trailer containing various tools was stolen sometime between June 5 and June 6 in the first block of Mill House Drive, New London, according to state police. Police said the trailer, which is white and has “Glen Run Framers” painted on the sides, was parked in front of the location. Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call state police at 610-268-2022.

About $1,200 in cash was stolen during a burglary in Penn Township that took place sometime between 3 p.m. on June 4 and about 8:30 a.m. on June 5 at a mushroom and trucking company in the 100 block of Woodcrest Road, according to state police. Police said someone kicked in the office’s front door and took a white safe that contained the cash from a supply closet.

Gavin Ian Chase, 18, of Cochranville, was cited for drug possession after paraphernalia was allegedly found in his vehicle after it left the road and rolled over during a crash at 3:55 a.m. on June 7 on Route 10 north of Kri Del Lane, according to state police.

About $500 worth of mixed change was stolen from a home in West Bradford during a burglary that occurred sometime between June 5 and June 10 at a home in the 1000 block of Appleville Road, London Grove, according to state police. Police said several pieces of gold jewelry were also stolen from a bedroom inside the home. There were no signs of forced entry, according to police. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact state police at 610-486-6280.

Juan Luis Perez Cortez, 27, was arrested for possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and DUI following a traffic stop about 3:35 a.m. on June 9 on New Garden Road north of Route 41 in New Garden, according to state police.

Ashley Lauren Gatlos, 20, of Nottingham, was charged with DUI, careless driving, and recklessly endangering another person after she allegedly struck a bicyclist and fled on Feb. 8 on Route 796 near Vineyard Way in Penn, according to state police.