DOWNINGTOWNo Wilbert Morales, 53, of Downingtown, was arrested for public drunkenness about 1:30 p.m. Aug. 19 in the area of the first block of West Lancaster Avenue, police said.

o Katherine S. Clark, 48, of Downingtown, was arrested for public drunkenness, disorderly conduct and harassment about 8: 15 p.m. Aug. 20 in the 300 block of Washington Avenue after she allegedly attacked someone else, police said.

o On Aug. 19, police said, a Samsung cell phone was taken from the service area of the Italian Village Deli in the 800 block of West Lancaster Avenue. The phone is worth $170, police said.


o Downingtown police are investigating after someone removed a wheel and tire from a vehicle parked in the 200 block of Campbell Circle.

o Police said the incident occurred between the morning of Aug. 19 and Monday evening. The wheel and tire are valued at $400.


o About 11 a.m. Aug. 22 at Union Street and North Brandywine Avenue a driver was stopped for reportedly pulling out from a stop sign in front of the police car. The officer issued the driver a citation for not having a driver's license and a verbal warning for not yielding the right of way. The vehicle was towed, police said.


o About 7:15 p.m. Aug. 23 RP stated that they just came home from vacation when they noticed a bullet hole in the back of their vehicle that was parked in the driveway for the week, police said. The incident occurred in the first block of Newlinville Road.

o About 9 a.m. Aug. 21 in the 600 block of Doe Run Road a resident reported that when she was taking a shower she heard a car accelerate in front of her house. When she checked later she found two dogs missing from her yard and believed that someone stole them, police said. Meanwhile another caller reported two dogs in the area of Armstrong Court. Police responded to the area and helped the resident locate her dogs and return them home. It appears that they got out through an open garage door and were almost struck on the road, police said. The dog owner misinterpreted the squealing brakes as someone fleeing, police said.

o About 11:45 a.m. Aug. 21 in the first block of Newlinville Road a resident reported that his black Acura Legend was struck sometime overnight while parked in front of his house. The vehicle sustained damage to the driver's side front fender and there were white paint scrapings from the striking vehicle.


o Police arrested Marco Bustamante, 38, of Parkesburg, about 11:45 p.m. Aug. 26 in the area of North 7th Avenue after he allegedly did not listed to police orders while officers were in the middle of another arrest.

An officer reportedly tried to grab the defendant's hand at which time he allegedly pulled away and pushed the officer's hand. Police said the defendant pushed away from officers while they attempted to arrest him.

Police arrested him for resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness.

o Police arrested Tracy Brake, 37, of Coatesville, about 11:30 p.m. Aug. 22 outside a bar in the 300 block of West Lincoln Highway for an outstanding warrant and drug possession.

When police attempted to take Brake into custody for a warrant "he began to move around and with his right arm made a throwing motion toward the front passenger seat of the car he had been a passenger in moments before," police said. Police reportedly then located two foil wraps of cocaine in the car.

o Police arrested Alfred C. Moore, 42, of Hudson, Fla., about 11:30 p.m. Aug. 18 in the 600 block of East Lincoln Highway for drug possession after police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle.

Police said Moore, the passenger, allegedly discarded a small baggie of crack cocaine during the traffic stop. During processing at the police station officers allegedly found on Moore another small baggie and suspected crack pipe.


The following person was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence.

o Anthony Cerini, 18, of Downingtown, by Downingtown police Tuesday after his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run crash at Route 113 and East Lancaster Avenue about 1:15 a.m. Cerini's vehicle was reportedly later located in the 200 block of Karen Drive, where he was arrested, police said.

o William A. Flanagan, 41, of Downingtown, about 8:45 p.m. Aug. 16 by Downingtown police during a traffic stop near Green Street and Sycamore Alley. Police reportedly stopped Flanagan's vehicle for lacking tail lights.

o Monica G. Roberts, 25, of Downingtown, about 2:30 a.m. Aug. 9 by Downingtown police during a traffic stop in the 100 block of Wallace Avenue after her vehicle allegedly crossed a double-yellow line.

o Perry L. Ruggeri, 52, of West Chester, about 12:30 a.m. Sunday by Downingtown police after police stopped him after his motorcycle allegedly went into the lane of oncoming traffic in the 100 block of West Lancaster Avenue. Police also charged Ruggeri with drug possession and related charges.

o Daniel L. Londrillo, 26, of Wayne, about 10:30 p.m. Sunday after Downingtown police stopped him for allegedly speeding and driving on the sidewalk near the 100 block of Washington Avenue.


State police have identified the man who allegedly robbed a gas station while armed with a knife and who later died in a car crash after fleeing from local police.

Jesus Muriel-Torres, 25, of Lancaster, allegedly robbed the West Sadsbury Sunoco A Plus in the 900 block of Commons Drive about 1 a.m. Saturday, state police said.

Not long after getting away with roughly $160, lottery tickets and two packs of cigarettes, investigators said, Valley police officers reportedly stopped Muriel-Torres' vehicle for speeding on Lincoln Highway. Police did not know he was a robbery suspect at the time, state police said.

During the stop, Muriel-Torres allegedly sped away. Then, just up the street - near Mount Pleasant Street - he reportedly lost control of his vehicle, crashing into another vehicle in the opposite lane.

Muriel-Torres was pronounced dead at the scene, state police said.

The driver of the second vehicle was injured and was taken to Lancaster General Hospital, state police said.

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