Police: Woman, DUI, Drove 65 MPH in a 30 MPH Zone
On Aug. 25 at 2:55am police say Lynn Marie Houghton, 47, of the 2300 block of Sycamore Street, Wilson, was clocked traveling at 65 mph in a 30 mph zone at Route 378 and Koehler Drive. Police said in a press release that after Houghton was stopped, she "was found to be incapable of safe driving and arrested on suspicion of DUI." Houghton's blood alcohol content (BAC) was determined to be .08 percent and she has since been charged with DUI and speeding, police said.
Allentown Man Was DUI With Suspended Driver's License, Police Say
On Aug. 29 at 2:39am police say they stopped German Santiago, of the 100 block of Madison Street, Allentown, on Route 378 North for speeding. Police said in a press release that it was subsequently discovered that Santiago was driving with a suspended driver's license. He was also determined to be DUI, with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .15 percent, police said.
Bethlehem Man Who Refused Blood Test Charged With DUI, Police Say
On Sept. 1 at 10:43pm police say Christopher Bristol, 37, of the 3000 block of Center Street, Bethlehem, was stopped for multiple traffic violations on Route 412 near the south end of Hellertown. Police said in a press release that Bristol was determined to be driving under the influence of alcohol. He was charged with DUI after refusing to submit to a chemical blood test, police said.
Police: Motorist Struck Ivywood Avenue Mailbox, Left Scene
On Sept. 4 at 8:30pm police say they were dispatched to the home of Jason Rosati, 42, in the 2000 block of Ivywood Avenue. Police said in a press release that Rosati's mailbox had been struck by a vehicle that had fled the scene. "Left behind were the driver side mirror and a chunk of the driver side front wheel," police said, adding that they subsequently located the offending vehicle--identified as a 1999 Ford Explorer with corresponding damage--nearby. Police identified the vehicle's owner as William Gabriel Bosques, 36, of the 2100 block of Snyder Avenue, Lower Saucon Township. He will receive a citation for leaving the scene of an accident that caused property damage, they said.