West Chester—Police are looking for a man who exposed himself to a group of females on at least two occasions in downtown West Chester this week.

On Sept. 10, at 10:43 p.m., West Chester Police officers responded to the 200 block of South New Street where a man exposed himself to a group of females. On Sept. 11, at 1:02 a.m., West Chester Police responded to the 200 block of South Walnut Street where he exposed himself to another group of females, masturbating while he did so.

The man is described as a white, approximately 5-feet-10-inches to 6 feet tall, slim build with a beer belly, brown curly hair below the ear.

The crimes are under investigation by the West Chester Police Department. Anyone with information is asked to contact the West Chester Police Department at (610) 696-2700.

Police reports from across the region

West Chester

Warrant arrest

On Sept. 10, at 2 p.m., Domonique Jordan Ford turned himself in to authorities at West Chester Police Department. The Department held an active warrant of arrest for an incident that took place on August 7, 2019. On Wednesday, August 7 at 4:32 p.m., Ford allegedly set fire to the rear of a residence at 601 Downingtown Pike Unit 22 causing damage to the rear of the residence. Two residents were inside the structure. Ford was transported to District Court where he was arraigned by a Magistrate. A Magistrate denied bail and Ford was sent to Chester County Prison. A Preliminary Hearing is scheduled for Sept. 20, 2019.

Domestic assault

On Sept. 8, at 8:26 p.m., West Chester Police officers were dispatched to 312 West Chestnut Street for a 911 open line. As a result, Tonya Thompson, 46, of West Chester, was taken into custody for an alleged domestic assault. Thompson was processed and transported to Chester County Prison. She was lodged into central booking awaiting arraignment.

Sobriety checkpoints

Sobriety checkpoints will be conducted in Chester County during the period from Friday, September 13 through Sunday, September 15, 2019. The Chester County Impaired Driving Program will conduct the checkpoints on highways that have reoccurring incidents of alcohol related crashes and arrests. These checkpoints will continue throughout the year at various locations in Chester County where crash and DUI statistics have demonstrated a significant rate of impaired drivers.


Warrant arrest

On Sept. 7 2019 at 12:05 a.m. officers conducted a traffic stop at 652 East Lincoln Highway on a Honda sedan. The passenger was identified as Oliver Lewis Jr., 60, of Coatesville, who was confirmed to have an active warrant for his arrest out of Chester City Police Department. Lewis was taken into custody and transferred to Chester City Police.

Warrant arrest

On Sept. 7 at 12:08 a.m., officers were on patrol on the 200 block of Lumber Street when a female was observed raising a large concrete object overhead and smash the rear window of a Ford Taurus. The woman was identified as Tristan Fuller, 29, of Coatesville, who was immediately detained. The owner of the vehicle did not wish to press charges. Fuller was confirmed to have an active warrant for her arrest and was taken into custody and later transported to Chester County Prison by constables.

Warrant arrest

On Sept. 7, at 12:39 a.m., officers responded to a disturbance at 356 South First Avenue. Contact was made with Anthony Glover, 34, of Philadelphia. Glover was confirmed to have a warrant for his arrest out of Philadelphia Police Department. Glover was taken into custody and held until picked up by Philadelphia Police.

Warrant arrest

On Sept. 7, at 6:12 p.m., Coatesville Police were dispatched to the area of the 500 block of Coates Street for a wanted person in that area. Police arrived and located Richard Cottle of South Fifth Avenue in Coatesville on North Chester Avenue. Cottle was taken into custody without incident and transported back to the station where he was held pending arraignment.

Bench warrant

On Sept. 3 at 11:19 p.m., officers initiated a stop on an occupied vehicle in front of 14 North Eighth Avenue. The passenger who was identified as Michael Thompson, 60, was found to have an active Bench Warrant. Thompson was taken into custody and transported back to the station.

Simple assault

On Sept. 9, at 10:48 a.m., police were dispatched to the 500 block Walnut Street for a physical domestic. Upon arrival officers met with a female victim who advised that she was physically assaulted by Harry S. Thomas, 24, of Lancaster County. Thomas fled the scene prior to police arrival. The victim sustained visible injury to her person. Thomas was taken into police custody a short time later without incident.

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