Tuesday, April 9, 2013
A utility pole at East Union and Franklin streets was damaged.
West Goshen Police arrested a 22-year-old West Chester man last month after, the department says, he struck a telephone pole at East Union and Franklin Street. According to police, at 3 a.m. March 30, the driver was pulled over after he was seen driving on South Matlack Street near East Rosedale Avenue without headlights and with serious damage to the front end of his car. Police say they determined the driver had sustained the damage to his car by crashing into a telephone pole in the borough, and that he was intoxicated at the time of the accident. The defendant was arrested and charged with DUI and causing an accident involving damage to an unattended property.
Monday, April 8, 2013
The accidents occurred late last month, according to police.
The following incidents were reported by the West Whiteland Police Department. Arrest, when mentioned, does not suggest conviction. DUI A 24-year-old West Chester man was involved in a one-vehicle crash at Pottstown Pike and Kirkland Avenue on March 23 at 2 a.m., police are reporting. The driver’s white Honda Insight had left the roadway, struck an embankment, and landed on its side, police say. While the driver was able to climb out of the car, the investigating officer detected evidence of intoxication and issued field sobriety tests. Police say the man failed those tests and was placed under arrest. He was charged with DUI and careless driving. DUI A 52-year-old West Chester man was involved in a one-vehicle crash on Pottstown Pike at…
Saturday, April 6, 2013
A drunken Berwyn man caused several car accidents on Wednesday, Westtown-East Goshen police are reporting.
A 31-year-old Berwyn man was arrested on Wednesday after Westtown-East Goshen Police say he was involved in a pair of hit-and-run incidents in West Goshen Township. On Wednesday at 1:06 p.m., Westtown-East Goshen Police responded to the area of Paoli Pike in East Goshen Township after they received a tip that a black Nissan X-Terra that was wanted for a hit and run accident in West Goshen Township was in the area. The accident occurred on Paoli Pike at Ellis Lane. While searching for the X-Terra, at 1:11 pm., police say they received a report of a separate accident on North Chester Road near Highland Avenue in East Goshen Township. On the scene, police say they found a black Nissan X-Terra overturned in the woods off the roadway. Police …
Thursday, April 4, 2013
The Bicentennial Parking Facility crash occurred on March 29, according to West Chester Police.
The following incident reports were provided by the West Chester Borough Police Department. Arrest, when mentioned, does not suggest conviction. Wrong Way On Sunday at 2:30 a.m., West Chester Police say they conducted a stop on the 100 block of North New Street. The vehicle in question, according to court documents, was traveling the wrong way down a one way street without its headlights on. The driver, a 20-year-old Downingtown woman, was under the influence of alcohol, police say. She was charged with DUI and related traffic offenses. A preliminary hearing is pending. Parking Garage DUI On Friday at 10:50 p.m., West Chester Police reported to the unit block of South High Street for a report of a car crash the offending vehicle was …
Monday, March 25, 2013
The driver flipped his Nissan after crashing into a parked car this month.
A 40-year-old Coatesville man was arrested earlier this month after West Chester Police say he crashed his Nissan Altima into a parked car while intoxicated. On March 14 at 8:13 p.m., West Chester Police responded to the 600 block of North Church Street for a report of a car crash, police say. At the scene, officers found a Nissan Altima overturned on its roof. The Nissan had struck a parked and unoccupied vehicle, police say. Both cars sustained heavy damage from the impact. Police say the driver of the Altima smelled like alcohol and had glassy, bloodshot eyes. The defendant took and failed a series of field sobriety tests and was arrested on charges of DUI, careless driving, and texting while driving.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
The arrests occurred between March 11 and March 17.
The West Chester Police Department says they made 23 arrests of individuals aged 18 to 25 from March 11 to March 17, according to Chief Scott Bohn. The arrests are reported as part of the borough's ongoing "Operation Vigilance" program. Police said the arrests break down by the following offenses (some individuals were charged with more than one offense):
Monday, March 18, 2013
The arrests occurred between March 4 and March 10.
The West Chester Police Department says they made 25 arrests of individuals aged 18 to 25 from March 4 to March 10, according to Chief Scott Bohn. The arrests are reported as part of the borough's ongoing "Operation Vigilance" program. Police said the arrests break down by the following offenses (some individuals were charged with more than one offense):
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
According to police, drivers in a pair of recent West Chester accidents were under the influence.
The following incidents were reported by the West Chester Borough Police Department. Arrest, if mentioned, does not suggest conviction. DUI in Parking Garage On March 9 at 2 a.m., police were dispatched to the Bicentennial Parking Garage at 20 South High Street for a report of a two-vehicle accident. After an investigation, police discovered that one of the drivers, a 23-year-old West Chester man, was intoxicated. The man failed a series of field sobriety tests and was arrested and charged with DUI. Lenape Road Crash On March 1, police were dispatched to the 1000 block of Lenape Road for a report of a one-car accident. At the scene, officers saw a silver Mazda had crashed into a guard rail. The vehicle was badly damaged. Its driver, a …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
All suspects are innocent until proven guilty.
DUI: On Jan. 23, at approximately 9:58 p.m., West Goshen police arrested a 21-year-old from Malvern for a DUI and related charges after a vehicle stop in the 900 block of Paoli Pike. DUI: On Jan. 26, at approximately 10:26 p.m., West Goshen police stopped a vehicle on Pottstown Pike at Taylor’s Mill Road for several vehicle code violations. The driver of the vehicle was suspected of drinking alcohol and was issued several field sobriety tests that he failed. The driver, 25, from Coatesville, was placed into custody and transported to the Chester County Hospital. DUI: On Jan. 28, at approximately 11:52 p.m. West Goshen police initiated a vehicle stop in the 1100 block of West Chester Pike. The vehicle stopped in the 1300 block and …
Saturday, January 26, 2013
All suspects are innocent until proven guilty.
DUI: On Jan. 19, at approximately 1:40 a.m., West Chester police observed a mini-van weaving across the double yellow centerline in the 500 block of South High Street. The vehicle crossed the centerline at one point, forcing an oncoming vehicle to adjust their path to avoid striking the mini-van. A traffic stop was conducted in the 800 block of South High Street where a 32-year-old Wilmington, Ohio, refused to submit to a field sobriety test. DUI: On Jan. 20, at approximately 1:05 a.m., a West Chester resident was stopped and arrested for DUI and related offenses after failing field sobriety tests.