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October 5, 2016

DUI Crash: On October 1, 2016 at 5:50 PM, Kennett Township Police responded to 1000 block of East Baltimore Pike for a three vehicle crash. Upon arrival, it was discovered that the third vehicle struck the vehicle in front of them which then caused that vehicle to strike the one in front of them. After speaking with the driver of the striking vehicle, the officer observed the driver to have a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath.  The driver admitted to consuming several alcoholic beverages prior to driving and being on his cell phone while driving. David Pierce, age 34 of Chatham PA was arrested for DUI.

Suspicious Incident: On October 3, 2016 Kennett Township Police received a phone call from a concerned citizen in reference to headstones being moved in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.  Anyone with further information is urged to contact Kennett Township Police at 610-388-2874.

Armed Robbery: On October 3, 2016 at 2:40 PM Kennett Township Police responded to the area of New Granite Way for a report of a robbery at knife point. Upon arrival, officers discovered that two male juveniles were threatened by an unknown male for their belongings. The male brandished a knife and took the two juvenile’s cell phones. The male then fled the area before police arrival.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016