Pennsylvania State Police
• Police say they arrested Ryan Haggins, 26, of Philadelphia, following a vehicle crash in Concord Township on April 3. The report says Haggins’ vehicle hit a tree on Aldan Avenue, but police also learned he was driving under the influence of drugs and had two young children in the car. According to the report, there were no injuries, but he was accused of endangering the well-being of a child.
• Police are investigating the theft of Wawa electronic cigarettes on Route 1 in Concord Township. The incident took place on April 17.
• According to a police report, Michael Herbert, 39, of Glen Mills, has been charged with harassment. Police said Herbert punched a 70-year-old woman in the face on Glen Drive. The incident took place on May 16.
• Police are looking for two men charged with retail theft following an incident at an undisclosed store in Concord Township on May 29. The two men reportedly took $ 190 worth of merchandise from the store. The suspects fled, but one was identified with certainty, according to the report, although his name was not mentioned in the report.
• Police are investigating a case of identity theft in Pocopson Township reported on May 25. A 51-year-old woman reported that someone used her personal information to open a fraudulent bank account in her name.
• Ashley N. King, 30, of Lincoln University, has been cited for excessive speeding following a car crash on May 26 on Lenape Road in Pocopson Township, police said. According to the report, King was driving north on Lenape Road east of Pocopson Road when he lost control while skirting a curve and railroad tracks. She left her lane, crossing the opposite lane where she was struck by an oncoming vehicle. Police said King was injured but refused transport. The other driver was not injured.
Kennett Square Police Department
Kennett Square Police are warning people of possible ‘gypsy’ scams following several reports of an individual strolling through backyards but leaving when he saw security cameras or saw security cameras. been interviewed by an owner. The individual asked the owner if he needed to repair the driveway. Although there have been no reported cases of fraud or scams, police said the person’s actions matched those of the crooks.
Police are urging people not to hire anyone without doing due diligence to their business and not paying for services up front without the work being completed. As with any suspicious circumstance, immediately call the Kennett Square Police Department at 911.