Here is a list of recent incidents in Middletown and Edgmont townships reported by the . Anyone with information regarding any of these incidents is asked to call police at 484-840-1000. If arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate guilt or a conviction.
Identity Theft—Sept. 5. Unknown persons fraudulently obtained access to the victim's credit card account and made purchases, according to State Police. The victim needed a police report in order to be reimbursed for the loss.
Retail Theft— at at about 1 p.m. on Sept. 3. Two Philadelphia women removed numerous assorted body mists and body lotions from the store without paying, according to State Police.
Three-Car Crash—West Chester Pike near Sandy Flash Drive in Edgmont Township at about 10:28 a.m. on Sept. 2. A 27-year-old woman driving a Chevrolet Equinox stopped in the left lane of Route 3 to help another crash, according to State Police. A Nissan Pathfinder was traveling in the right lane and an Infiniti was on the right shoulder also from the earlier crash, according to State Police. The Equinox attempted to go from the left lane to the shoulder when the Pathfinder was approaching and was struck in the rear, according to State Police. The Equinox spun and it then struck the Infiniti, according to State Police. Both the Equinox and Pathfinder drivers suffered injuries but were not transported to the hospital by EMS, according to State Police. Both drivers also were cited for traffic violations.
Retail Theft—Birds and Bees in Concord Township on Sept. 1. An unknown person purchased $50 worth of merchandise with cash and walked out of the store but while leaving, the store's theft sensor went off, according to State Police. The person refused to empty pockets and fled the scene, according to State Police. The store later found a small box of erection cream missing from the area where the person was, according to State Police.
DUI—Route 1 near Route 352 at about 11:36 p.m. on Aug. 29. Police responded to a call of an erratic driver and discovered a 22-year-old Media man operating a vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance, according to State Police. The man was taken into custody and transported to Media Barracks for processing.