Shane Costello, 27, of Newtown, waived a hearing, Dec. 22, before Magisterial District Judge Dave Lang on the charge of possession of drug paraphernalia for an incident 11:46p.m., May 31, in the 22000 block of West Chester Pike.
According to the affidavit, Marple Officer Greg Desimone investigated a report of a man in a red pick up truck with the drivers door open. He said Costello appeared to be sleeping and he had to shake him to wake him up.
Costello said he was tired and pulled over to sleep for a little while. He appeared to be confused.
Police located two empty heroin packets on the ground next to the truck. A metal spoon, a hypodermic needle, and a prescription bottle of Suboxone (not in Costello’s name) were confiscated from the truck.
Costello was released to his father. He is scheduled for a Jan. 26 arraignment in Common Pleas Court.
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Bryan Cordy, 29, of Woodlyn, waived a hearing on the charges of driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance, driving on roadways laned for traffic, careless driving, and accidents involving damage to unattended property. The charges stem from an accident 12:28a.m., April 23, in the 2800 block of Pennview Avenue.
According to the affidavit, Marple Officer Mike Rush responded to a report of a car into a tree on the front lawn of 2888 Pennview Avenue. The caller said Cordy was walking towards Lovell Avenue.
Cordy was located by Sgt. Eric Naegele in the 200 block of Parkview Road. He had a strong odor of alcohol, slurred speech, was unsteady on his feet and failed field sobriety tests.
Cordy admitted he consumed three beers around 8p.m.
Cordy was transported to Springfield Hospital for a blood test.
Cordy was released to his roommate and is scheduled for a Jan. 26 arraignment in Common Pleas Court.
Samantha Barba, 23, of Drexel Hill, waived a hearing on the charges of driving under the influence of a controlled substance, false identification to law enforcement authorities, and reckless driving. The charges stem from an accident 2:33p.m., July 11, at Sproul and Springfield roads.
According to the affidavit, Marple Officer Andrew Ronsvalle investigated the accident. Ms. Barba initially gave police her sister’s name and Social Security number because she was wanted on a Philadelphia warrant.
Ms. Barba told police that the accident was her fault because she was wearing slippers. She added that her foot slipped on the gas pedal and she hit the car in front of hers.
Ms. Barba was transported to Springfield Hospital for a blood test where she signed her sister’s name to the paperwork.
When Detective Mike Sharkey fingerprinted and processed Ms. Barba, he discovered her real identity.
Ms. Barba was released and is scheduled for a Jan. 26 arraignment in Common Pleas Court.
Evan Williams, 18, of Marple, plead guilty to disorderly conduct for an incident 5:10p.m., Aug. 24, at Springfield Road and Davis Avenue. In exchange for the plea, the charges of possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and speeding were withdrawn. The charges stem from an incident 5:10p.m., Aug. 24, at Springfield Road and Davis Avenue.
According to the affidavit, Marple Sgt. Tony Colgan was conducting a traffic detail when he clocked Williams at 58.8 mph in a posted 40 mph zone. He stopped Williams, who was operating a silver Honda, and detected an odor of marijuana in his vehicle.
Williams admitted he had marijuana and a smoking pipe in his car.