State Police Calls: DUIs, Drug Possession, Forgery

JEFFERSON CO., Pa. (EYT) – Area state police responded to the following calls:

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DUI in Washington Township

Around 10:38 a.m. on October 5, DuBois-based State Police initiated a traffic stop on a 2000 Toyota 4-Runner on Interstate 80 in Washington Township, Jefferson County.

Police say the driver, identified as 24-year-old Dorian Williams, of Philadelphia, displayed signs of impairment of a controlled substance and was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence.

Charges are pending drug test results.

DUI/Drug Possession in Bell Township

Around 12:06 a.m. on October 4, Punxsutawney-based State Police initiated a traffic stop on a silver 2020 Toyota on State Route 119 in Bell Township, Jefferson County, for a registration violation.

Police say while engaging the driver, identified as a 28-year-old Big Run man, they detected a strong odor of raw marijuana in the vehicle and also observed indicators of suspected drug-related impairment.

The driver was asked to undergo field sobriety testing and was subsequently placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI.

According to police, a probable cause search of the vehicle yielded a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

The investigation is ongoing.

The name of the driver was not released.

Forgery in Rose Township

Punxsutawney-based State Police received a report of fraud/forgery that occurred on October 5 on Thrush Road, in Rose Township, Jefferson County.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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