Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The arrests over seven days last week are part of the Borough's ongoing Operation Vigilance
The West Chester Police Department says a total of 30 people were arrested in the Borough as a result of West Chester's ongoing "Operation Vigilance" program. Police Chief Scott Bohn says the arrests break down by the following offenses:
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
West Chester police stop a driver who officials say had his license suspended for DUI.
A 27-year-old man from Guatemala a is facing DUI and other charges after West Chester police were called to a Dunkin' Donuts on Downingtown Pike in East Bradford Township. According to police, a 9-1-1 caller reported an intoxicated man inside the Dunkin' Donuts on Saturday morning at 6:36 a.m.. When police arrived the caller told officers the man had driven to the store in a black Ford Explorer SUV. According to police, officers "located the Ford turning onto Downingtown Pike from Miles Road. The vehicle was stopped for traffic offenses." Police say the driver was "found to be under the influence of an alcoholic beverage and was driving while suspended for DUI." The man was taken into custody and held for arraignment.
Monday, May 6, 2013
The investigation into the weekend party that spilled out into a West Chester street is still ongoing.
West Chester's Police Chief said he expects "at least one" more arrest in the case of a party crowd that got out of control on South Walnut Street early Saturday afternoon. Chief Scott Bohn said he expected at least one arrest will be made and it "will be someone who was responsible" for flipping a private car on its side in the 400 block of South Walnut Street. West Chester Police broke up a party Saturday attended by a crowd reportedly numbering as many as 500. Party-goers had reportedly paid $15 each to attend the party in a private house near the West Chester University campus. Bohn was not yet prepared to release a suspect's name or when an arrest is expected. He would only confirm the incident remains under investigation by West …
A car being flipped near the West Chester Campus is caught on video as police break up a huge beer party.
Video posted on Facebook shows what happened early Saturday afternoon when a private car was flipped over by a large crowd of young adults in the 400 block of South Walnut Street in West Chester near the West Chester University campus. According to a report on the Daily Local website, the party in the 400 block of South Walnut Street spilled out on to the street early Saturday afternoon after police dispersed the party following complaints from neighbors. Mulitple news reports included video of the car, reportedly a 2002 Pontiac, being flipped on its side by a large crowd. According to a report by CBS3 reporter Oren Liberman on CBSPhilly.com a party-goer got a rude surprise when he saw whose car had been flipped. According to the CBS3 …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The man was arrested for DUI after catastrophe was averted on South Darlington Street.
The following incidents were reported by the West Chester Borough Police Department. Arrest, when mentioned, does not suggest conviction. Police: Drunken Driver Nearly Strikes Pedestrians A 26-year-old Drexel Hill man was charged with DUI earlier this month after West Chester Police say he almost struck several pedestrians when he swerved onto a sidewalk in the borough. According to court documents, on April 14, the man was heading north on South Darlington Street in his Honda Accord when he drove onto the east sidewalk and just missed three walkers. The man was stopped on the 100 block of West Market Street and charged with DUI, police say. DUI on Market Street On April 8 at 2 a.m., West Chester Police charged a man with DUI after he …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The arrests were made between April 8 and April 14.
The West Chester Police Department says it made 41 arrests of individuals aged 18 to 25 from April 8 through April 14, 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, April 15, 2013
The bizzarre incident occurred in Willow Alley.
The following incidents were reported by the West Chester Police Department. Arrest, when mentioned, does not suggest conviction. Man Theatens to Shoot Dog Walker, Dog A 42-year-old West Chester man was arrested on Thursday after police say he threatened to shoot a man and his dog. According to West Chester Police, at 9 p.m. the night of the crime, police were dispatched to the 100 block of Willow Alley for a reported disturbance. The victim told police that while he was in the alley, an unknown man threatened to shoot him and his dog, police say. The victim described the man, and police say they were consequently able to track down and apprehend the defendant. The victim positively identified the defendant, and he was arrested and …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The arrests occurred between April 1 and April 7.
The West Chester Police Department says it made 29 arrests of individuals aged 18 to 25 from April 1 to April 7, 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):
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Police say the 16-year-old was attempting to enter a private social club when he assaulted the officer.
The following incidents were reported by the West Chester Borough Police Department. Arrest, when mentioned, does not suggest conviction. Boy Kicks Officer On March 23 at 2:48 a.m., West Chester Police arrested a 16-year-old male after the department says he was attempting to enter the Star Social Club, located at 212 E. Market St. While he was being taken into custody, police say he resisted and kicked an officer in the chin. The boy was charged with aggravated assault and related crimes and transported to a juvenile detention center. DUI on Magnolia Street On March 30 at 2:14 a.m., West Chester Police found a car on the sidewalk and in a row of hedges on the unit block of Magnolia Street. Its driver, a 24-year-old Downingtown man, was …
Saturday, April 6, 2013
A rundown of the biggest police stories from the past week.
The following incidents occurred in and around the West Chester area. Arrest, when mentioned, does not suggest conviction. Man Tackles, Restrains Hit-and-Run Driver, Police Say A drunken Berwyn man caused several car accidents on Wednesday, Westtown-East Goshen police are reporting Woman Gets DUI After Parking Garage Crash, Police Say The Bicentennial Parking Facility crash occurred on March 29, according to West Chester Police. West Chester Police Make 7 Underage Drinking Arrests The arrests occurred between March 25 and March 31. West Chester Man Keys Car Over Parking Spot, Police Say The 74-year-old vandal was charged with criminal mischief, according to West Goshen Police. Ex-Rustin Swim Coach Cleared for Prison Work Release Kenneth …