• Police received a report on Oct. 17 that sometime between Oct. 14 at approximately 5 p.m. and Oct. 16 in the afternoon, golf clubs were stolen from the trunk of a victim’s car. The last time the victim saw the clubs was on Friday evening at the Downingtown Country Club in East Caln, when he placed them in his trunk. According to the police report, the golf clubs and items in the bag are valued at $1,850.
• Downingtown police said a man entered the Rite Aid at 101 Wallace Ave. at 11:20 a.m. Oct. 14 and put approximately five bottles of baby formula into a store basket and reportedly walked out without paying for them. The formula is valued at $100. Police said he left the parking lot in a small white SUV.
• Police received report from the East Caln township manager on Oct. 17 of a street sign theft. Sometime earlier this month, a person unbolted the Roosevelt Circle street sign from the pole, valued at $200, and took it, police said.
Downingtown police said Ayanna J. Jernigan, 44, of Downingtown, was found by officers in the first block of Downing Avenue at 3:50 p.m. Oct. 14, reportedly slumped at the steering
Downingtown police said Juan Vazquez, Jr., 49, of Denver, was located in the parking lot of BJ’s Wholesale, at 1008 E. Lancaster Ave. in East Caln after being reported as trespassing at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 17. Police noted that Vazquez was previously warned by BJ’s staff and police to not return or he would be charged with trespassing. Police said Vazquez ignored those warnings and was again soliciting in the parking lot. He was charged with trespassing.
Downingtown police said Brian Andrew Gibbs, 19, of Coatesville, was at the intersection of East Lancaster Avenue and the Route 30 Bypass exit when an officer approached him for alleged panhandling. Police noted that Gibbs had been notified previously in the same location for the same violation. Gibbs was cited on Oct. 15 for violating the ordinance in East Caln for peddling and soliciting.