Posts Tagged ‘Pennsylvania State Police’
Pennsylvania: bacherlette party gal Michelle Dibler charged with DWI in sister’s death; she got out of sinking car, Nicole didn’t
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Michelle Dibler…went ahead with her wedding
KITTANNING, Pa. — Michelle Dibler was arrested Friday by state police, nearly six months after the car crash that killed her sister, who would have given a speech at her wedding.
Pennsylvania State Police said Dibler’s lab results tested positive for marijuana and her blood-alcohol level was above the legal limit of .08 percent.
She faces several charges, including homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence and involuntary manslaughter, and is being held in the Armstrong County Jail in lieu of a $25,000 cash or property bond.
One day after the March 18 crash, Dibler told Channel 4 Action News reporter Janelle Hall that drug and alcohol use did not cause the fatal wreck in the Kiski River. ….MORE
Cops Threatened in Letter
PARKS TOWNSHIP, Pa. —State police say an Armstrong County police department has received a letter threatening harm if charges are filed against Michelle Dibler, who was the driver in a March 18 crash that killed her 26-year-old sister. …..MORE
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A driver is behind bars charged with vehicular homicide and other offenses in connection with an accident that claimed the life of a man who was waiting for a bus near Wilmington.
State Police say the accident occurred Saturday shortly before 8:30 a.m. during a snowstorm on Philadelphia Pike north of Edgemoor Road.
Troopers say 26-year-old Elton Paynter of Philadelphia was traveling at a high rate of speed when he veered across the oncoming lanes of traffic. His car spun around, struck two trees and a man who was standing at a DART bus stop. The car struck several other objects, including a parked SUV, before it came to rest.
52-year-old Vincent Williams of Wilmington was pronounced dead at the scene….MORE
Pennsylvania: why wasn’t this boneheaded state trooper fired after his 1st DUI arrest? Trooper arrested again!
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From Standard Speaker
A Pennsylvania State Police trooper from Fairview Township, already facing charges for a DUI arrest in July, has been arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence again, Hanover Township police said.
Hanover Township police said Bernerd Charles Kizis, 47, was arrested following a traffic stop on Main Road around 2:30 a.m. Sunday.
Kizis, of Fairview Township, displayed signs of intoxication and failed subsequent field sobriety tests, police said. Charges are pending the results of blood alcohol testing taken at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, police said. …..MORE
Pennsylvania: State Police Make Record Number of DUI Arrests in 2010 – DUI-related Crashes Investigated by Troopers Decrease Slightly
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(April 22, 2011) — Harrisburg – Pennsylvania State Police made a record number of arrests for driving under the influence in 2010, while the number of alcohol-related crashes investigated by troopers dropped slightly, Commissioner Frank Noonan announced Thursday. ”Protecting the public is the highest priority for the Pennsylvania State Police,” Noonan said. “Taking impaired drivers off the road is one of the best ways to keep our citizens safe.”
Troopers made 17,695 DUI arrests in 2010, an increase of nearly 5 percent over the 16,900 DUI arrests reported the previous year. It was the ninth consecutive year in which the number of DUI arrests by state police increased. ….MORE