The following is a press release from the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department.
DUI: On Nov. 21, at 1:41 a.m., the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department responded to a single vehicle accident at the intersection of South Chester Road (SR 352) and Green Lane in Westtown Township. Police determined that the driver of the 1998 Infiniti lost control of the vehicle while northbound on SR 352 and rolled the vehicle before coming to rest in the grass area. The driver was transported to Paoli Hospital by the Goshen Ambulance for injuries sustained in the crash. Police charged the driver of the vehicle, Marc Schimpf (age 22) of the West Chester with allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substance. A preliminary hearing is pending before Magisterial District Judge William Kraut at District Court 15-2-03.
DUI: On Nov. 27, at 2:37 p.m., the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department responded to SR 202 north of Boot Road in East Goshen Township for a blue Ford Explorer that was traveling southbound on SR 202 and struck the guiderail. A witness observed this accident and reported to 911 that the driver of the vehicle failed to stop after the collision and exited SR 202 at Boot Road. Members of the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department located a vehicle that matched the description eight minutes after the initial dispatch on SR 202 and South Matlack Street. This 1998 blue Ford Explorer had a flat tire and damage consistent with striking a guiderail. Officers interviewed the driver of the vehicle who admitted to being involved in the accident at SR 202 north of Boot Road. The driver, Javier Cruz-Axume, age 26, of Oxford allegedly failed all field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substance, drivers required to be licensed, driving on roadways laned for traffic and also leaving the scene of an accident. Javier Cruz-Axume will appear before Magisterial District Judge Chester Darlington at District Court 15-2-05.