On June 5th, 2021, at 1204 hours, Carlisle Borough Police were dispatched to the 600 block of Hamilton Street, Carlisle Borough, for a 2 vehicle collision. Upon arrival, witnesses from the struck vehicle indicated that the operator of the striking vehicle fled the area. The operator was subsequently located and identified as Joshua DECHERT. DECHERT provided a PA Driver's License which indicated he was to be operating a vehicle equipped with ignition interlock.
Based on the above facts, DECHERT was charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving an occupied vehicle, operating a vehicle not equipped with ignition interlock, and executing an improper u-turn when it wasn't safe to do so.