Juvenile Charged With Drug, DUI Violations
A 17-year-old male from McConnellsburg is facing charges of underage drinking, driving under the influence and drug-related violations following a vehicle check that occurred along Route 16 on Sunday, October 31.
According to state police from the McConnellsburg substation, troopers checked a vehicle that was parked on the side of the roadway in Ayr Township at 3:45 a.m. The vehicle was running and appeared to be unattended, troopers added.
When state police approached the vehicle, two juveniles sat up in the front seat. A strong odor of burning marijuana was also coming from the vehicle. The driver was alleged to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and driving under the influence of cannabis.