State Police Calls: DUI/Drug Possession, Hit-and-Run Crash
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DUI/Drug Possession in Farmington Township
Around 2:21 a.m. on June 13, Marienville-based State Police conducted a stop on a 2020 Volkswagen Jetta on State Route 66 near State Route 36 in Farmington Township, Clarion County, for a traffic violation.
Police say it was later determined that the driver, a 26-year-old Parker man, was suspected to be under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance.
He was subsequently arrested and transported to the Clarion Hospital for a legal blood draw.
Police say a passenger in the vehicle, a 33-year-old Butler man, was also arrested for possession of a controlled substance.
Charges are pending through District Court 18-3-02.
Hit and Run in Emlenton Borough
According to Franklin-based State Police, around 2:06 a.m. on June 6, a hit-and-run crash occurred on Hill Street just south of 11th Street, in Emlenton Borough, Venango County.
Police say a 2015 Mazda Speed 6 that was legally parked in front of a residence on Hill Street was side-swiped by an unknown vehicle. The unknown vehicle then fled the scene in an unknown direction.
The Mazda sustained minor damage to its rear driver’s side door.
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