2010-09-16 / Police Reports

Crash Leads To DUI Charges

A single-vehicle accident on the 500 block of Black Oak Road in Bethel Township led to charges of driving under the influence being filed against a Hancock, Md., man.

According to state police reports, 22-year-old Christopher Wade Hoffman was travelling northbound at 5:45 p.m. when he lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree. Hoffman was not wearing a seat belt and sustained minor injuries. He refused medical treatment and was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol.

Charges against Hoffman are currently pending through Magisterial District Judge Carol Jean Johnson.

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