An individual driving a 2016 Dodge Caravan avoided injury in a one-vehicle accident on Tram Hollow Road in Otto Township Dec. 25. The driver lost control of the vehicle while trying to negotiate a turn and slid down an embankment where the vehicle came to a final rest.
An individual driving a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado avoided injury in a one-vehicle accident on Route 59 in Lafayette Township Dec. 28. The individual drove off the roadway and into a ditch where the vehicle came to a final rest.
Dustin E. Bean, 21, of Shinglehouse avoided injury in a one-vehicle accident on Barden Brook road in Ceres Township Dec. 28. Bean was operating a 2009 Ford Ranger when he encountered ice on the roadway and began to slide backwards and continued over an embankment. The truck then struck a tree before coming to a final rest. Due to the icy conditions, the truck was left at the scene to be recovered later by Portville Truck and Auto Repair Inc.
Police responded to a reported hit and run on North Brooklynside Road in Liberty Township Dec. 28. When police arrived it was determined that the operator, a 51 year-old female of Port Allegany, hit and then ran over a guide rail before fleeing the scene. The vehicle and operator were later located and the operator was subsequently arrested for DUI.
A 23 year-old male of Pelham N.C. was arrested for DUI on Block McCrea Brook Dec. 26. Police conducted a traffic stop of a 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and upon investigation it was determined the operator of the vehicle was DUI. During an interview with a passenger, marijuana was discovered in plain view inside the vehicle. The passenger was found to be in possession of an open container of an alcoholic beverage.
A 49 year-old male from Turtlepoint was arrested for DUI on Route 155 Riverside Drive in Liberty Township Dec. 29. The individual was operating a 2013 Ram truck when police conducted a stop for a traffic violation. Upon investigation it was determined the individual was reportedly DUI. Charges are pending lab results.
Jason Abrams, 50, of Gifford was arrested for DUI on Woodard Road in Keating Township Nov. 29. The investigation is ongoing.