Press Release - February 15, 2017

POSSESSION

1/31/17 at 1929 hours – Route 202. Walter Jones, 30, of Clifton Heights, PA was charged with Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana and Paraphernalia during a traffic stop.

SIMPLE ASSAULT

2/1/17 at 1328 hours – 1900 block of Swedesford Road in Malvern. Joseph Calabi, 56, of Malvern, PA was charged with Simple Assault; Harassment and Recklessly Endangering another Person following a domestic dispute.

SHOPLIFTING

2/1/17 at 2007 hours – Barnes & Noble Store in Devon. Unknown actors fled the store with three packages of Lego sets which were not paid for. The total value of the sets is approximately $260.00.

THEFT

2/2/17 at 1246 hours – Prestige Salon in Devon. Vitalia Souprountchouk, 32, of King of Prussia, PA was charged with Theft of Services after not paying for services rendered.

POSSESSION

2/4/17 at 1104 hours – Valley Forge Motor Court in Wayne. Deidra Shoates, 49, of Norristown, PA was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Paraphernalia after she was contacted by officers.

CREDIT CARD FRAUD

2/4/17 at 1657 hours – Barnes & Noble store in Devon. Three actors attempted to purchase items using fraudulent credit cards. The actors and charges are as follows: Javon Burgess, 24, of Jamaica, NY – Use of a stolen credit card; Retail Theft and Criminal Conspiracy. Alton Simpson, 24, of Rosedale, NY - Use of a stolen credit card; Retail Theft and Criminal Conspiracy. Darrell McCarthy, 23, of Rosedale, NY - Use of a stolen credit card; Retail Theft; Criminal Conspiracy and Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana and Paraphernalia.

POSSESSION

2/5/17 at 1723 hours – Minor Avenue in Paoli. Fernando Patlan-Murrieta, 30, of Camden, NJ was charged with Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana during a traffic stop.

“GRANDPARENT” PHONE SCAM

Tredyffrin Township Police Department has received reports of Senior Citizens getting phone calls from their “grandchildren” who are in trouble or have been injured. The scenario is usually the “grandchild” asking the victim to purchase gift cards and provide the subject with the code number off the cards, for either their legal fees or medical fees. This is a scam. Police urge residents to hang up and confirm with their relatives before purchasing thousands of dollars’ worth of gift cards. The actors can be very convincing and prey on your vulnerabilities. 

POSSESSION

2/8/17 at 0950 hours – 200 block of Drummers Lane in Wayne. Michael Biasiello, 27, of Ardmore, PA was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia after he was contacted by police.

POSSESSION

2/9/17 at 0145 hours – Lancaster Avenue in Paoli. Joseph Liberati, 23, of Haverford, PA was charged with Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana and Paraphernalia during a traffic stop.

POSSESSION

2/10/17 at 0902 hours – Route 202. Johnathan Hofener, 22, of Blue Bell, PA was charged with Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana and Paraphernalia during a traffic stop.

PICK POCKET

2/10/17 at 0900 hours – Panera Bread in Gateway Shopping Center. The victim reported her wallet stolen while dining in the restaurant the night before. The wallet contained identification, U.S currency and credit cards which were later used to make fraudulent purchases by an unknown actor. The case is under investigation.

THEFT FROM VEHICLE

2/11/17 at 1246 hours – 1600 block of Weedon Road in Wayne. The victim reported their unlocked vehicle was entered by actor(s) unknown. Loose change was stolen from the vehicle.

THEFT FROM VEHICLE

2/12/17 at 1424 hours – 200 block of Lafayette Lane in Wayne. The victim reported their wallet stolen from their vehicle which contained identification, credit cards, gift cards and U.S. currency.

IGNITION INTERLOCK

2/12/17 at 2043 hours – Route 202. Jesse Groff, 35, of Downingtown, PA was charged with Operating a Vehicle without Ignition Interlock.

THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS WERE ARRESTED FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE. THE LAB RESULTS FROM PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE HAVE BEEN VERIFIED AND DETERMINED TO BE UNFIT TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE SAFELY ON THE ROADWAY.

Luanne Angelucci, 59, of Wayne, PA - Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) was .242%

Babar Ahmed, 21, of Philadelphia, PA – BAC was .158%

Janusz Baran, 59, of Berwyn, PA – BAC was >.300%

William Brazer, 56, of Berwyn, PA – BAC was .107%

James Hanible, 22, of King of Prussia, PA – BAC was.186%

Wayne Lady, 28, of Downingtown, PA – BAC was .080%

Timothy Lesperance, 24, of West Chester, PA – BAC was .164%

Regan Mahoney, 53, of Malvern, PA – BAC was .290%

Brooke Mitchell, 22, of Honey Brook, PA – BAC was .144%

Christopher Stigall, 40, of Downingtown, PA – BAC was .167%

Joshua Tomasulo, 36, of Conshohocken, PA – BAC was .214%