Press Release - April 26, 2018

RESIDENT AWARENESS: Thefts from vehicles are more frequent in the warmer months. Police remind residents to lock their vehicles at all times, even in driveways! NEVER leave valuables in the vehicles – especially checkbooks, identification, passports, etc. Thieves look for anything out in the open such as purses left on the seat. It takes seconds to have your window smashed and belongings stolen. This includes trail parking lots, shopping centers and day care centers. Don’t be a victim!

POSSESSION

4/11/18 – West Central Avenue in Paoli. During a traffic stop, police charged Jungtae Park, 32, of Abington, PA with Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana and Paraphernalia.

POSSESSION

4/15/18 – Route 202. During a traffic stop, police charged Nicholas Schulze, 27, of Levittown, PA with Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana and Paraphernalia.

THEFT FROM AUTO

4/15/18 – Embassy Suites Parking Lot in Chesterbrook. A Papa John’s delivery driver reported the theft of the illuminated Papa John’s sign from his vehicle. The sign is valued at approximately $145.

PICKPOCKET THEFTS

4/18/18 and 4/21/18 – Gateway Shopping Center. Two victims reported their wallets stolen while they were in Panera Bread & Trader Joes. The cases are under investigation. Police remind ladies not to hang their purses on the backs of chairs while dining in a restaurant and not to leave them in shopping carts while in a store.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

4/18/18 – Cheswold Court in Chesterbrook. Police charged a 46 year old male from Wayne with Harassment and Criminal Mischief after it was determined that he was the primary aggressor in disputes with neighbors.

SIMPLE ASSAULT

4/19/18 – Main Street in Chesterbrook. Yusuf Tayea, 18, of Wayne, PA was charged with the following crimes after he was involved in a domestic dispute: Terroristic Threats; Criminal Mischief; Simple Assault and Harassment.

INDECENT EXPOSURE

4/22/18 – Bradford Road in Chesterbrook. Police charged David Ottinger, 72, of Wayne, PA with Open Lewdness after he defecated by a tree which was observed by passing motorists.

POSSESSION

4/22/18 – Route 202. During a traffic stop, police charged Jordan Lisa Romero, 21, of Norristown, PA with Possession of a Controlled Substance. Officers discovered an active fugitive warrant in Florida for Romero’s arrest and was taken to Chester County Prison to await an extradition hearing.

HARASSMENT

4/23/18 – Strafford Station Apartments. A 29 year old female from Strafford was charged with Harassment after she was involved in a domestic dispute.

SHOPLIFTING

4/24/18 – Paoli Wine & Spirits store. Police charged Jennifer Beltante, 45, of Paoli, PA with Retail Theft after store employees observed her leave the store without paying for a bottle of tequila.

THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS WERE ARRESTED FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE. THE LAB RESULTS AND/OR CHEMICAL BREATH TESTING HAVE BEEN OFFICIALLY VERIFIED AND DETERMINED TO BE UNFIT TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE SAFELY ON THE ROADWAY.

Michael Bramowski, 36, of Norristown, PA – Marijuana was present in his system.

Andrew Darby, 32, of Wayne, PA - Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) was .195%

Alan Fraelich, 24, of East Norriton, PA - Marijuana was present in his system.

Lonny Mays-Sweeting, 35, of Philadelphia, PA – Marijuana, Xanax and Oxycodone were present in his system.

Jose Roman-Hernandez, 21, of Norristown, PA – Marijuana was present in his system.

William Taliaferro, 71, of Philipsburg, PA – BAC was .199%