Saturday, March 2, 2013
A rundown of West Chester police activity from the past week.
The following incidents occurred in and around West Chester. Arrest does not suggest conviction. Crash Hospitalizes Driver Emergency personel found the man unconscious in his vehicle and charged him with drug possession, police say. 6 Cited for Underage Drinking Among Week's Arrests In the past week, West Chester Police made 23 arrests of people aged 18 to 25. Girl Scout Robber Confesses, Police Say The 31-year-old former Berwyn resident is charged in other recent incidents, too. Man Exposed Himself at Kmart, Police Say According to West Goshen Police, a 42-year-old man exposed himself more than 10 times. Car Lot Vandal Arrested, Police Say According to West Chester Police, the man, 23, caused $2,200 of damage to the lot.
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, September 12, 2012
Retailers are launching a layaway war to kick off the 2012 holiday shopping season. See who else is battling for your business.
Sears and Kmart have announced they will waive lawaway fees in stores and online through Nov. 17, according to an Associated Press report. Both stores usually charge $5 for an eight-week layaway and $10 for 12 weeks. Kmart's move comes three days after Wal-Mart said it was lowering its holiday layaway program fee to $5 from $15. The Wal-Mart holiday layaway program starts Sept. 16 and runs through Dec. 14 and will include more items than last year. Shoppers will get a service charge refund via Wal-Mart gift card when they pay off their layaway purchase. Toys R Us Inc. is cutting an upfront service fee for layaway orders in store from Sept. 4 through Oct. 31. After Oct. 31, a $5 service fee will apply.
Friday, June 1, 2012
Kmart voted the best place in the West Chester area to buy childrens' clothing.
We asked, and you voted. Kmart has been named the best place in the West Chester Area to buy Childrens' Clothing. Kmart earned 66 percent of the votes cast with the only other contender, Butterflies and Blossoms, coming in second with 33 percent of the vote. Thanks to everyone that voted and check back next week as we ask you once again for the Readers' Choice.
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Police arrest two suspects after a jewelry robbery at an Exton Kmart.
According to the Daily Local, police have arrested two suspects after a robbery occured on Thursday morning at a Kmart in Exton. According to the Daily Local: Felony arrest warrants were issued for Bryan Twaddell, 41, of Coatesville, and Michelle R. Sharpless, 40, of Downingtown, after they entered the Kmart at 9:18 a.m. and pried open a jewelry case, allegedly stealing an estimated $22,419 in jewelry. To read the rest of the story please click the link: here.
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Three Delaware residents were arrested for their connection in a retail theft scam.
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, February 19, 2012
The Daily Local reports that West Goshen police have arrested three Delaware residents in connection to a retail theft scam. According to the Daily Local: Markette Christie, 18, Aaron Major, 22, and Megan Pearson, 27, all of Wilmington, were arrested after they were allegedly caught in the act of several scam related thefts at the Kmart store at 985 Paoli Pike. All three suspects have been charged with criminal conspiracy, theft by deception, and related theft charges as the result of an ongoing investigation conducted by the West Goshen police department. To read the complete story please click the link: here.