State Police Avondale BarracksStop sign >> Valerie Weaver, 57, of Chatham went through a stop sign and hit an oncoming vehicle at the intersection of Wickerton and State roads in London Grove Township on Sept. 14 at 10:25 a.m. Weaver then fled the scene on State Road, police said.

Left the scene >> A vehicle was attempting to make a left turn from State Street onto Pennsylvania Avenue in Avondale on Nov. 2 at 9:12 a.m. and was struck by an oncoming vehicle whose occupants fled the scene, police said.

Lost control >> Anthony Watkins, 22, of Wilmington lost control of his car on a curve on New London Road in Franklin township on Nov. 29 at 5:17 p.m. His car struck a road sign, but he was not injured, police said.

Hit a Downed tree >> Edward Cluff, 88, of Kennett Square was traveling south on Parkerville Road in Pennsbury Township on Nov. 21 at 1:17 p.m. and went into the opposite lane. He struck a downed tree that was along the road causing damage to his car, police said.

Collision >> Heather Petit, 50, of Newark, Delaware, was traveling southbound on New London Road in Franklin township on Nov. 30 at 8:21 a.m. and lost control of her car, colliding with an oncoming vehicle. Both drivers were taken form the scene by ambulance for evaluation, police said.

Drug Possession >> Three teenagers from Delaware were found to have a small amount of marijuana in their car at a traffic stop in the 1400 block of Flint Hill road in London Britain Township on Nov. 6 at 11:02 p.m., police said.

Assault >> A 41-year-old Highland Township resident was taken into custody and arraigned after the assault on a 41-year-old female in Highland Township on Nov. 16 at 11:28 a.m., police said.

DUI >> A 24-yewar-old male from Lincoln University was arrested for DUI on Route 1 south at Route 41 in London Grove Township on Nov. 26 at 3:35 a.m., police said.

Rear End collision >> Juliette Laws, 45, of Oxford was driving too fact to stop safely on Pennsylvania Avenue at East Second Street in Avondale on Nov. 28 at 8:33 a.m., and she hit a car that was stopped ahead of her. She suffered unknown injuries, police said.

Criminal mischief >> Someone punctured a tire and poured sugar into the gas tank of a dump truck on Parson’s Road in Franklin Township between Nov. 22 and 30, police said.

Theft from a vehicle >> Someone took items from an unlocked vehicle in the 80 block of Meadowcroft Lane in New London Township overnight on Nov. 25, police said.

Table on Fire >> Someone attempted to light a picnic table on fire at Nottingham Part in West Nottingham Township on Nov. 26 at 2:53 p.m., police said.

DUI >> Charges were filed against a 30-year-old male from Wilmington who was speeding on Route 41 at Sheehan road in New Garden Township on Dec. 5 at 1:25 a.m. When he was stopped, the odor of alcohol was present and he underwent field sobriety tests. Charges were filed, police said.

Asleep at the wheel >> A driver fell asleep at the wheel on Route 41 near Mosquito Lane in London Grove Township on Dec. 7 at 4:37 a.m. The car drifted off the roadway into a grassy area and then into the mud. The driver was issued a citation, police said.

Drugs >> A 33-year-old male from Kennett Square was arrested for possession of a small amount of marijuana on Route 1 in New Garden Township on Nov. 25 at 2:41 p.m., police said.

Tree Branch >> Patrick O’Connor, 25, of Kennett Square was traveling north on Route 52 in Pocopson Township on Nov. 30 and lost control of her car. He hit a tree and then a pole. He was not injured, police said.

DUI >> Alexander Haegele, 27, of West Chester was arrested for DUI on Baltimore Pike west of Lenape Road in Kennett Township on Nov. 26 at 1:59 a.m., police said.

Failed to stop >> Janet Okonski, 78, of Aston failed to stop at the four way intersection at Route 896 and Baltimore Pike on Dec. 6 at 3:43 p.m. and hit a car that was proceeding through, police said.

Retail Theft >> Christine Ann Runge, 43, of Rising Sun, Maryland, attempted to leave the Walmart Store in Lower Oxford Township on Dec. 8 at 2:51 p.m. with items not paid for, police said.

Retail Theft >> Tazhe Imani Johnson, 19, of Pittsburgh placed multiple items in a shopping basket at the Lower Oxford Walmart on Dec. 8 at 6:10 p.m. and attempted to leave the store without paying. She was processed and released at the state police station, police said.

One-car Crash >> Alexander Dominguez, 19, of Oxford was traveling southbound on Route 842 in West Marlborough Township on Dec. 8 at 11:41 p.m. when he left the roadway and hit a tree. He was not injured, police said.

Wet Conditions >> Rajan Galligan, 26, of Lincoln University was traveling too fast northbound on Route 896 in Penn Township on Dec. 5 at 10:37 a.m. when he lost control and hit a yellow roadway sign. After the hit, the car came to rest in a grassy area. He was not injured, police said.

New GardenRetail Theft >> On Sunday December 4, 2016 at 2:00 p.m., police were dispatched to the 300 block of Scarlett Road for the attempted retail theft that just occurred. The female, later identified as Nicole Kennedy, 42, of Kennett Square had attempted to take an item from a business but was confronted and the item was retrieved. She left the area, heading towards Kennett Square Borough, pushing a shopping cart containing other items. Assisted by Kennett Square Borough Police, Kennedy was located and detained. She was found to have no receipts for the items in the cart that came from two businesses in New Garden. The total value of the stolen items was approximately $300.00. Kennedy was taken into custody without incident and transported back to the station. Due to previous convictions for retail theft, she was held for arraignment rather than be cited and released. Kennedy was arraigned and released on $10,000.00 unsecured bail, police said.

West GroveDUI >> John Panasuk, 29, of Winterset Court, West Grove, was arrested and charged with two counts of DUI and a related traffic offense, after a traffic stop was initiated for failing to stop for a posted stop sign, at Oakland Avenue and Rosehill Avenue. Upon making contact with Panasuk, it was determined that he had consumed alcoholic beverages. He was administered field sobriety tests which he failed and was placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI. He subsequently provided a breath sample which resulted in a BAC result of .153%. He was processed and released pending a summons.

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