Daily Local News (West Chester, PA)
Kennett Square woman arrested after encouraging child to fight another child
KENNETT SQUARE— A Kennett Square woman was arrested after police said she brought a juvenile child to fight another juvenile child
Arielis Vargas, 30, of Kennett Square was charged with Corruption of Minors, Disorderly Conduct, Terroristic Threats, and Simple Assault following an incident in which she brought a juvenile child to allegedly fight another juvenile. This occurred on February 5, 2023, at the Parking Garage, in the 100 Block of E. Linden Street, Kennett Square Borough. Officers were shown multiple videos of the altercation, where Vargas is observed in the background shouting and encouraging the juveniles to fight, as well as taking a video of the incident. Charges were filed at District Court.
Police reports from across the region:
West Chester Trespass
On February 08, 2023, at approximately 2 p.m., officers responded to Meridian Bank, 16 W. Market Street for a report of trespassing. After an investigation, Gerardo Guzman Gonzalez, 31, of West Chester was taken into custody for trespassing and theft. A preliminary hearing is pending at District Court.
On Feb. 3 at approximately 4:20 p.m., officers with the West Chester Borough Police Department conducted a vehicle stop on the 50 block of North Bolmar Street. During the course of this traffic stop, the operator of the vehicle, Edward Henderson, 60, of West Chester was found to be in possession of cocaine. Henderson was arrested and transported back to the West Chester Borough Police Department. Henderson was then processed and transported to the Chester County Prison. A preliminary hearing is pending at District Court.
On Feb. 5 at approximately 12:11 a.m., officers conducted a traffic stop in the 100 block of West Rosedale Avenue. Through investigation, the passenger, Robert Valencia, 32, of Downey, CA, was found in possession of fentanyl, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. Valencia was taken into custody without incident and processed at the West Chester Police Department. Valencia was later transported to the Chester County Prison where he was lodged for his charges. A preliminary hearing is pending at District Court.
On Sunday, January 29, 2023 at approximately 9:47 p.m., officers responded to a residence on the 100 block of W. Market Street for a disturbance. Through investigation, it was determined that Domenic Giordano III, a 24-year-old non-Hispanic White male from Chadds Ford had recently taken property belonging to a victim on location. Giordano also vandalized the victim’s bedroom. Giordano was transported to Chester County Prison for arraignment. A preliminary hearing is pending at District Court.
On February 05, 2023, at 5:15 p.m., officers responded to a report of a recovered stolen vehicle in the 100 block of Sharpless St. As a result of an investigation, Abdur NaheemSelby, 22, from Philadelphia was taken into custody for receiving stolen property and unauthorized use.
Coatesville Hit and run
On February 6, 2023, at approximately 4 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of E Lincoln Hwy/Pennsylvania Ave for a two-vehicle hit and run. The caller told authorities that a black truck had almost hit her, struck a pole, and a man exited the vehicle and took off on foot. Investigation determined that Danielle Taltoan, 31, was the driver of a 1997 black Honda CR-V that struck a light post and trash can. Talton was cited for Careless driving, leaving the scene of an accident, and driving while suspended.
On February 8, 2023 the Oxford Police were dispatched to the 300 block of Broad Street for a reported physical domestic disturbance. After further investigation and observing injuries to the victim, Leonardo Garcia, 34, of Oxford, was taken into custody. Garcia was transported to the Oxford District Court for arraignment and was released after posting 10% of a $10,000 bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for February 28, 2023.
West Whiteland Instacart theft
The West Whiteland Township Police Department is investigating a theft. An Instacart driver delivered a grocery order to a residence and left. The subject returned a few minutes later and removed the items that were delivered. The subject was a female wearing something on her head. She was operating a dark Nissan Rogue. Please contact Det. Scott Pezick at 484-875-6021 or spezick@ westwhiteland.org.