There are numerous reasons that a Pennsylvania police officer might decide to take someone into custody following a motor vehicle accident. If the officer suspects a motorist of drunk driving, it can definitely lead to a trip to the county jail, although it does not necessarily mean that is where the person will stay. Sometimes, as in a situation that recently occurred in Cherry Creek, a defendant will be released from jail with a notice to appear in court at a later date.
A woman in Morgan Township is facing serious accusations after being stopped by police in early June. The Pennsylvania woman is faced with drunk driving charges, which could result in fines, jail time and the loss of her license. This is compounded by the fact that she allegedly had children in the vehicle with her at the time of her arrest.
A woman in Mercersburg may be in legal trouble following her arrest at a local police barracks in Chambersburg. The Pennsylvania woman is suspected of drunk driving and has been taken into police custody. She is now awaiting a preliminary hearing and remains in custody against a $1,000 bond set by the local court.
A man believed to have been driving under the influence of alcohol has been arrested in York, according to local sources. Pennsylvania authorities arrested the man under suspicion of drunk driving after his vehicle reportedly crashed into a house. So far, it appears no court date has been set for this case.
A 33-year-old man could be facing serious jail time after an accident that set a gas station on fire. The Pennsylvania man is accused of drunk driving in an accident that claimed the life of a 52-year-old woman. He now faces charges of DUI and homicide by vehicle. So far, no court date has been announced.
An out-of-state student is in hot water after being pulled over by police in Neshannock Township. Pennsylvania police say they suspected the student of drunk driving, and arrested him on the spot. He now faces multiple charges that could jeopardize his position on his team and in his school.
A local man could be in serious legal trouble after being arrested for allegedly causing a serious crash in Lancaster County, according to authorities. The man stands accused of drunk driving as well as assaulting a Pennsylvania State Police trooper. If he is found guilty in criminal court, he could lose his license and/or face fines and even jail time.
A man has reportedly refused to testify at his own trial after he was accused of causing an accident that killed a passenger riding on his ATV. Pennsylvania authorities said the man is believed to have been intoxicated at the time of the accident, which allegedly led to his causing the accident. If the man is found guilty of the myriad charges against him, including the drunk driving charge, he will face serious jail time for his purported role in the death.
A woman Pennsylvania police say they found unresponsive behind the wheel of her car is facing serious charges. The 46-year-old has been charged with drunk driving by regional police in Central Bucks. So far, no court date has been announced in connection with her case, though she is likely consulting with criminal defense counsel in preparation for upcoming legal proceedings.
A man in Hanover Township was apparently involved in a serious car accident that directly endangered the lives of two preteen children, according to authorities. Pennsylvania police arrested a 31-year-old man on suspicion of drunk driving after the two car collision. He has since been released on $20,000 unsecured bail, and he is set to appear in court again on June 7.