On 04/27/2021 at approximately8:05am while on patrol, officers observed a white Ford work van make an illegal left turn in front of an oncoming motorist in the area of Chestnut St and Hannum Ave. Officers activated their emergency lights and conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of the Lukoil gas station located in the 400 block of Hannum Ave. The driver of the van exited the vehicle and fled on foot. After an investigation, the driver who fled was identified as James Beckett, 32 year old black male of Coatesville. An arrest warrant was issued and Beckett was taken into custody at approximately 3:50pm the same day at an apartment in West Chester. Beckett was charged with escape and related traffic offenses. A preliminary hearing is pending at District Court 15-1-01.