Police: Car found after keys left in ignition
EAST BRANDYWINE >> Police recovered a stolen vehicle after its owner left the keys in the ignition Tuesday evening.
According to police, they were dispatched to a residence in the 1300 block of Horseshoe Pike for a report of a stolen vehicle.
The owner told police he parked his Ford Fusion in his driveway and left the keys in the ignition before going into his home.
When he went to get his car about 45 minutes later, it was gone.
Police said that while they were investigating the stolen car, they received another call for a “suspicious Ford Fusion” in the area of Grovehill Court.
Police stopped the vehicle at the intersection of North Guthriesville Road and Brookhaven Road and arrested the driver, Jacqueline Lee, 48, of West Chester, after the car owner verified he did not know Lee, and that he had not permitted her to take his car, according to police.
Lee was charged with theft by unlawful taking, unauthorized use of motor vehicles and related charges. She was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Nancy Gill. Bail was set at $25,000 and she was released on recognizance.
Her preliminary hearing is set for Nov. 16 at 9 a.m. before Magisterial District Judge Jeffrey Valocchi.
Police said the investigation is continuing, and ask anyone who may have witnessed the incident to call 610-269-4300.
The following reports were released by state and local police.
Dayon Pinder, 39, of West Chester, was charged with terroristic threats and harassment, after allegedly shouting to another person walking in the 300 block of Hannum Avenue: “I’ma get you, I’ma get you,” while making a hand gesture of shooting a gun, police said.
Domnic Otieno Odida, 48, of Downingtown, was charged with DUI shortly after midnight Oct. 19. Police said they stopped a 2016 gray Toyota Camry after allegedly committing a traffic violation on the Route 202 southbound off-ramp for the Route 30 Bypass.
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Sandra Lee McAnany, 63, of Honey Brook Township, was charged with DUI shortly after 7 p.m. Oct. 6, after police investigated a one-vehicle crash near Cupola Road at Horseshoe Pike.