Sleeping driver charged with DUI
Alexander McDonald, 19, of Kirkwood, was charged with driving under the influence at 3:32 a.m. on March 16, Trooper Anthony Urban reported.
According to the trooper, a resident of Refton Rd., Strasburg Township, called police to report a suspicious vehicle in his driveway. Police found McDonald asleep behind the wheel and under the influence of alcohol and controlled substances, Trooper Urban said.
State police also reported the following incidents in the Southern End:
THEFT - Someone tried to scam a resident of the 1100 block of Silver Spring Rd. on March 4, Trooper Nolen McElwee reported. According to the trooper, the suspect attempted to take money from a 60-year-old. The scam involved a Norton anti-virus computer program. The intended victim did not fall for the scam and the suspects received no money, the trooper said.
DUI - Douglas Moody, 36, of Ephrata, was charged with driving under the influence and drug possession after his vehicle was stopped for an equipment violation at the intersection of Friendly Dr. and Lancaster Pike at 5:28 p.m. on March 4, Trooper Matthew Schatzmann reported.
THREATS - A 20-year-old woman was charged with making terroristic threats after a verbal altercation in the 200 block of Cooks Landing Rd. between 4:30 and 5:30 a.m. on March 13, Trooper Trevor Gauntlett reported. According to the trooper, she threatened a 21-year-old man with a knife.
VANDALISM - Mailboxes in the 1100 block of Furniss Rd. were damaged on the night of March 7, Trooper Nolen McElwee reported.
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ASSAULT - A resident of Horseshoe Ln. was charged with simple assault following an incident on February 24, Trooper Matthew Weckesser reported. According to the trooper, an argument between a woman, her daughter, and the daughter's boyfriend escalated when the woman put her hands on her 26-year-old daughter and kicked the 32-year-old boyfriend in the nose. The woman was highly agitated and drunk when police arrived, the trooper said.
BURGLARY - Someone broke into the basement of a building at 574 Lancaster Pike on March 16 and stole a chain saw, Trooper Jonathan Cox reported.
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