Punxsutawney Woman Arrested for Drug Possession, DUI

arrestedYOUNG TOWNSHIP, Pa. (EYT) – Punxsutawney-based State Police report a drug arrest was made in Young Township, Jefferson County.

According to police, 34-year-old Stacey Lynn Riggie, of Punxsutawney, was stopped for a traffic violation on Walston Road near the Young Township Building.

During the traffic stop, Riggie was found to be in possession of a controlled substance and was determined to be driving under the influence.

The following charges were filed with District Judge Douglas Robert Chambers:

  • Marijuana-Small Amt Personal Use, Misdemeanor
  • Use/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Misdemeanor
  • DUI: Controlled Substance – Schedule 1 – 1st Offense, Misdemeanor
  • DUI: Controlled Substance – Schedule 2 or 3 – 1st Offense, Misdemeanor
  • DUI: Controlled Substance – Metabolite – 1st Offense, Misdemeanor
  • DUI: Controlled Substance – Impaired Ability – 1st Offense, Misdemeanor
  • Careless Driving, Summary
  • No Rear Lights, Summary

Riggie is awaiting a preliminary hearing with Magisterial District Judge Douglas Robert Chambers.


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