Nature of Incident:
Vehicle Pursuit and DUI
Date of Incident:
April 2, 2014
Location of Incident:
New Freedom Borough, PA
Person Involved: Name withheld until arraignment
Incident Summary:
On Wednesday 04/02/2014 at 12:30 am an Officer from Southern Regional Police Department attempted to stop a vehicle for traffic violations and suspected DUI in New Freedom Borough on S. Front St.

The vehicle failed to stop and a brief vehicle pursuit occurred with the vehicle stopping at the driverís residence located on Oakland Rd. in Baltimore Co.

The male suspect exited his vehicle and resisted arrest which resulted in the use of a Taser to subdue the driver. The suspect refused treatment by Baltimore Co. Paramedics. The suspect submitted to a blood test at York Hospital and was taken to York Co. Central Booking for arraignment on charges of Fleeing or attempting to elude an officer (Felony 3), Driving under the influence of alcohol, reckless driving, duty of driver on approach of emergency vehicle, restrictions on alcoholic beverages, and driving on roadways laned for traffic. As of 2:30pm today the suspect was still awaiting arraignment at central booking.

The male suspect was transported to central booking for arraignment on the following charges: Aggravated assault (on officer), simple assault, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, possession of small amount of marijuana and endangering the welfare of children. The suspects name will be released after arraignment.




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