Press Release - January 25, 2018

Police want to remind residents to lock their vehicles at all times, even in their own driveways. Do not leave anything of value in the car, especially items containing personal information such as checkbooks, credit cards, passports and other identification.

ASSAULT

12/21/17 – 900 block of Radnor Road. After an investigation was conducted, Detectives charged Howard Dorman, 31, of Seaford, DE with the following crimes after he assaulted a resident with special needs: Simple Assault; Possession of an Instrument of Crime; Harassment and Neglect of Care of a Dependent Person.

POSSESSION

1/3/18 – Route 202. During a traffic stop, officers charged Jahlil Shields-Brown, 22, of Sicklerville, NJ and Deja Burton, 22, of Philadelphia, PA with Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana and Paraphernalia.

THEFTS FROM AUTO

1/10/18 – Devon Village Shops Parking Lot. Two vehicles’ windows were smashed out and had a backpack and purse stolen. The bags included passports, a checkbook, tablet, laptop and cash. The case is under investigation.

POSSESSION

1/10/18 – Matthews Road in Malvern. During a traffic stop, officers charged Kristopher Purnell, 33, of Malvern, PA with Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana and Paraphernalia.

THEFT FROM AUTO

1/11/18 – Crestline Road in Wayne. Two homeowners reported that someone entered their unlocked vehicles during the overnight hours. Loose change was stolen from the cars.

POSSESSION

1/11/18 – Lancaster Avenue in Paoli. During a traffic stop, officers charged Guillermo Dominquez Morales, 29, of Norristown, PA with Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana and Paraphernalia.

THEFT FROM AUTO

1/11/18 – 300 block of Homestead Road in Wayne. The victim reported their vehicle was rummaged through during the overnight hours. Loose change and a key fob was stolen from the vehicle.

WALLET THEFT

1/12/18 – Paoli Acme store. The victim reported their wallet stolen from their purse while shopping in the store. The wallet contained credit cards and cash.

FALSE IDENTIFICATION

1/18/18 – Wine & Spirits Shop in Wayne. A 20 year old male from North Huntington, PA was charged with providing False ID for Purchasing Liquor as a Minor after he was unsuccessful in his attempt to purchase bottles of alcohol.

POSSESSION

1/20/18 – Lancaster Avenue in Paoli. During a traffic stop, officers charged Gursimran Singh, 20, of King of Prussia, PA with Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana.

RETAIL THEFT ARREST

1/22/18 – TJ Maxx store in Gateway Shopping Center. Police were dispatched to the report of Retail Theft. Two actors fled the store, but were apprehended a short time later by officers. Upon contact with the actors, a search of the vehicle revealed other stores’ stolen merchandise. The actors – Amin Shamsid-Deen, 24 and Tunisia Shamsid-Deen, 26 both of Philadelphia, PA were charged with the following crimes: Criminal Conspiracy; Possession of an Instrument of Crime and Retail Theft. Ms. Shamsid-Deen had an additional charge of False ID to Law Enforcement Authorities after she provided officers with the wrong name.

THEFT

1/22/18 – Lifetime Fitness in Wayne. Two victims reported their belongings stolen from the lockers in the men’s locker room. The case is currently under investigation.

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.

Edzon Castrejon, 18, of Norristown, PA – Marijuana and Clonazepam was detected in his system.

Cristian Castro, 28, of Malvern, PA - Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) was .169%

Brian Pedlow, 23, of Wayne, PA – Marijuana was detected in his system.