A man who apparently admitted to police to smoking marijuana before driving says he was surprised when officers found a considerable amount of the substance in his vehicle. The 25-year-old man from out of state was arrested by Pennsylvania State Police just before midnight on Sept. 21 and now faces several drug charges. He was remanded to a local jail in lieu of $15,000 bail and was scheduled to make his first hearing appearance on Oct. 2.
A woman in Kittanning may be in danger of being charged following a traffic stop on Route 66. Pennsylvania State Police reportedly pulled over and arrested the woman on the night of Sept. 14. While they have not yet formally charged the woman with drunk driving, police spokespeople seem confident charges will soon be filed against her.
A 37-year-old Bronx woman is facing serious charges following her arrest by state troopers. Pennsylvania authorities arrested the woman -- who now faces drug charges -- after a routine traffic stop on Interstate 81. She was set to appear in court in the town of Kirkwood, following her release from police custody.
A 22-year-old woman is facing a number of serious charges after she allegedly struck a group of partygoers on Sept. 5, according to local news sources. Pennsylvania police arrested the woman, who has been charged with drunk driving and aggravated assault. So far no court date has been announced in connection with this case.
Pennsylvania drivers know that drunk driving comes with a host of serious penalties, but these penalties can be even worse for people who have an excessively high blood alcohol concentration at the time of arrest. Even if it is your first offense, high BAC levels could increase the severity and impact of any penalties you are facing.