Lower Saucon Township Police Blotter: Oct. 6, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Lower Saucon Township Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Man Arrested for DUI on Mountain Drive
On Sept. 15 at 1:18am police say Felix Perez, of the 1200 block of East Fourth Street, Bethlehem, was stopped on Mountain Drive for allegedly driving erratically on Mountain Drive and Old Philadelphia Pike. Police said in a press release that Perez was found to be under the influence of alcohol and taken to the Bethlehem DUI Center. He was determined to have a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .15 percent, according to police, who said he has been charged with DUI and careless driving.
Man Arrested for DUI Following Springtown Hill Road Accident
On Sept. 22 at 1:48am police say they were dispatched to 2263 Springtown Hill Road after it was reported that a car had crashed in a yard. Police said in a press release that it was determined that Brandon Manwaring, 23, of the 200 block of Beaver Run Road, Ottsville, drove 100 feet off the roadway into a brush pile. Manwaring "admitted to drinking alcohol before leaving the Bethlehem area," police said, and was placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI after allegedly failing field sobriety tests. He will be charged with DUI, careless driving and "driving at safe speed," according to police.
Woman Took Eyes Off Road, Caused Accident, Police Say
On Oct. 3 at 7:21pm police say officers responded to a three-car accident at Route 378 and Seidersville Road. Police said in a press release that the accident occurred when Margaret C. Rawdon, of the 1500 block of West Broad Street, Bethlehem, took her eyes off the road while looking for something inside her vehicle. "As a result of taking her eyes off the roadway, she struck another driver from the rear, causing a 'chain reaction,'" police said. There were no injuries reported and Rawdon will be cited for "driving vehicle at safe speed," police said.