On Friday, February 7, 2020, at 2:06 PM, The Ridley Township Police Department arrested Costa, Jason A. in the 2300 Block of MacDade Blvd. Costa was located hiding underneath clothes in a back bedroom closet. Costa was then arrested and processed accordingly. The Ridley Township Police Department would like to express our gratitude to those that provided essential information regarding Costa's whereabouts.
- Warrant Type: Criminal
- Date Issued: Monday January 27th, 2020
- Holding Department: Ridley Township Police Department
- Reference ID: 20-00958
On Monday, January 27, 2020, at 8:54 PM, The Ridley Township Police received a call in reference to an assault victim at the WAWA in the Holmes section of the township. Upon arrival, officers made contact with a female victim who was barefoot and 9 months pregnant. There was a contusion on the left side of her face that was being tended to with ice.
The victim advised that she lived across the street with her boyfriend (JASON COSTA). When COSTA came home this evening, he was very argumentative and accused the victim of cheating on him. According to the victim, the argument became physical when COSTA pushed her to the ground. Furthermore, COSTA slapped the victim across her face. When the victim attempted to utilize the phone to obtain assistance, COSTA punched her on the left side of the face.
The victim then fled the apartment to the WAWA. Police checked the apartment but COSTA had already left the scene. The victim provided a written statement and her injuries were photographed and properly documented. An arrest warrant has been issued for JASON COSTA. If anyone knows his current whereabouts please contact The Ridley Township Detectives at (610)532-4002 or simply leave a tip on CRIMEWATCH.