Thursday, February 28, 2013
In case you missed it, we look back at the biggest stories from the past month.
February, we hardly knew ye. With the shortest, and sweetest month of the young year now (nearly) in the rear view mirror, we’ve taken a look back at the biggest stories from the last 28 days. Below, in case you missed them, are the most viewed stories on West Chester Patch from the past month. Enjoy, and thanks for reading.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
According to West Goshen Police, a 42-year-old man exposed himself more than 10 times.
A 42-year-old Thorndale man was charged with indecent exposure, open lewdness, and disorderly conduct after police say he showed his genitals to customers at Kmart earlier this month. According to West Goshen Police, on Feb. 11 at 2:43 p.m., officers were dispatched to 985 Paoli Pike for a report of a white male exposing himself inside Kmart. Once inside, police identified the defendant. In the subsequent arrest affidavit, police wrote that the man’s pant zipper was down and his penis was exposed. Police apprehended the man, then watched footage from the store, which they said showed that he walked around for approximately 10 minutes, during which time he exposed himself more than 10 times. He faces preliminary hearing on March 19.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
All suspects are innocent until proven guilty.
Indecent Exposure: Between Feb. 29 and April 19, numerous incidents of indecent exposure were reported to the West Chester police as well as the West Chester University police. These incidents involved an unknown male subject exposing himself to females as they walked by. As a result of an investigation police arrested 35-year-old Broomall resident Joseph Barbo and charged him with five counts of indecent exposure. Theft: On May 8, at approximately 10:13 p.m., West Chester police responded to Baxter’s Bar located at 40 East Market Street for a report of a theft that occurred at the bar. As a result of an investigation police arrested 19-year-old Philadelphia resident Stephen Pharr. Assault: On May 6, at approximately 3 a.m., police …