DUI arrests 7.29
The following is a list of of DUI arrests made recently by area police:
It was the second DUI arrest for Andrew Taylor when he was
found sleeping behind the wheel of his 2017 Dodge Ram pickup truck-with the engine running-at West Edwin and Market streets in the city about 2:10 a.m. on Feb. 7, according to state Trooper Matthew Trick.
Taylor, 30, of 101 N. Washington St., Muncy,”related that he had been drinking,” and had just come from a local bar, Trick said in an affidavit. Taylor’s eyes were glassy and bloodshot, the trooper
During a series of field sobriety tests, Taylor showed signs of impairment, Trick said, adding that the driver’s blood-alcoholcontent level was .25. He is free on $25,000 bail.
When state Trooper Matthew Trick stopped motorist Laura Kaliszewski on Interstate 180 in Muncy Township about 8:10 p.m. on March 26, the 30-year-old city woman admitted to being under the influence of methadone.
Kaliszewski, of 917 Washington Blvd., consented to providing a
blood sample, but medical staff were unable to obtain one, Trick said.
The woman showed signs of impairment, and has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge Jon Kemp after being charged with DUI, possession of drug paraphernalia, careless driving and driving without a license.
Danyel H. Fabiano, no age listed, of 122 E. Lime Bluff, Muncy; a $300 fine for disorderly conduct. No other charges were pursued against Fabiano.
Another motorist charged with DUI following a crash-actually in this case two crashes-was Brandon Hurst, who fled the scene of the first accident on Route 405 in Wolf Township only to be
involved in a second crash minutes later a mile away on the same road on the night of April 14, according to state Trooper Jacob Sukal.
The trooper was on his way to the first crash when a dispatcher told him that the offending driver had fled the scene in Wolf Township and was now in a second accident in Muncy Creek
Township, where the man’s 2000 Ford Focus had struck a mailbox.
When Sukal arrived at the second crash, Hurst, 29, of 17 Gail Lane, Hughesville, was standing alongside his car. The driver, who said he was not injured, admitted to the trooper that he was
under the influence of alcohol, according to Sukal’s affidavit.
During a series of field sobriety tests, Hurst showed “signs and clues of impairment” and was taken in custody on suspicion of drunk driving, Sukal said. As he was securing the man’s car,
Sukal detected the odor of marijuana from inside the passenger compartment. He said he found a small amount of the controlled substance in the car’s center console.
Hurst, who was driving with a suspended license, had a blood alcohol content level of .32, Sukal said, adding that in the first crash, Hurst’s car and a second vehicle collided, but no one was
injured. Charged with DUI, accidents involving damage to an attended vehicle (hit-run), careless driving and reckless driving.
Hurst has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge Jon E. Kemp. This was Hurst’s second DUI arrest.