Upper Darby Police Department

Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood.
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Mike DeNardo
November 08, 2019 - 3:32 pm
After more than a half-century in law enforcement, Upper Darby's often colorful police superintendent, Michael Chitwood, is retiring.
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Jennifer Portillo
Upper Darby Police Department
Ian Bush
May 14, 2019 - 2:39 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Frankford man has surrendered to police in Delaware County and now prepares to face a preliminary hearing next week on charges that he was drunk behind the wheel when he ran over and killed a little girl. This might have been just a terrible accident — were it...
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Police in Upper Darby say a man has been arrested after trying to lure two teenage girls into his car.
Upper Darby Police Department
Dan Wing
April 09, 2019 - 7:37 am
UPDATED: 9:04 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police in Upper Darby have arrested a man after he allegedly tried to lure two teenage girls into his car on Sunday. Upper Darby police say 24-year old Rudy Najera-Arita, driving a Toyota Corolla, approached two different teenage girls in the span...
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Nora Boyle, 35, and Gregory Searl, 42
Upper Darby Police Department
Tim Jimenez
February 06, 2019 - 10:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Upper Darby police say the parents of the 16-month-old boy who ingested bags of drugs earlier this week, turned themselves in Wednesday morning. Police superintendant Mike Chitwood says Nora Boyle, 35, and Gregory Searl, 42, are now facing child endangerment and drug...
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Everett Simpson
Upper Darby Police Department
Shara Dae Howard
January 07, 2019 - 11:09 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man wanted for sexual assault in the state of Vermont is now in the custody of the Upper Darby Police following a high-speed police chase that ended in a fiery crash. The FBI issued a bulletin saying Everett Simpson had kidnapped a woman and her child, and had...
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Lauren Semanyk and Joseph Milano charged with murder in death of 10-month-old daughter.
Upper Darby Township Police Department
Mark Abrams
December 06, 2018 - 12:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Upper Darby police have charged the parents of 10-month-old baby girl with murder months after an investigation confirmed the infant somehow ingested fentanyl, a highly-toxic heroin additive. Chief Michael Chitwood says 31-year-old Joseph Milano and 34-year-old Lauren...
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The driver of this vehicle was under the influence of heroin when this happened. It took 4 doses of Narcan to revive him.
Upper Darby Police Department
Tim Jimenez
November 12, 2018 - 12:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Upper Darby Police say a man who overdosed on heroin and slammed his car into a pole Sunday is now facing charges. The crash shut down a busy road and left 100 homes without power for several hours. When police got to the site of the crash on Township Line Road near...
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Upper Darby High School was on lockdown Thursday morning after reports that a student brought gun to school. It was a plastic gun.
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Mike Dougherty
November 01, 2018 - 9:58 am
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A lockdown in effect Thursday morning at Upper Darby High School has been lifted. This is the PLASTIC gun found in a students pants at Upper Darby High School, prompting a lockdown early this morning. pic.twitter.com/2YBmf1pgj6 — Mike Dougherty (@MicDougherty)...
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In 2004, Jason Richardson was stabbed in the chest while trying to break up a bar fight.
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Kristen Johanson
October 15, 2018 - 8:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been 14 years since a young man was murdered inside a Delaware County bar while trying to break up a fight. Police say his slaying is a mystery, even though hundreds may have witnessed the crime. Jason Richardson was inside Upper Darby's Terminal Square Bar with...
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Officials in Upper Darby are recognizing heroes for their water rescue efforts during flooding last month
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Justin Udo
September 20, 2018 - 7:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials in Upper Darby are recognizing heroes for their water rescue efforts during flooding last month that left the township at a standstill. Upper Darby Township Police officer Amanda Sheppard says the flooding caught just about everyone off guard. "It actually...
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