Six drivers charged with DUI
Koby Printzenhoff admitted to “drinking five beers” at a friend’s home in Hughesville before heading home during the early morning hours of April 11, Muncy police said. The 28-year-old motorist, driving a 2011 Dodge Charger, said he felt “OK to drive,” but at about 12:40 a.m., an officer saw him “swerving from one side of South Main Street to the other, according to the officer’s affidavit.
The officer followed the driver to 440 Heberling Road, just outside the borough, where Printzenhoff lives, police said, adding that the officer detected “a very strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath,” the affidavit stated. The driver later admitted to “making a mistake and he understood what was happening and why,” police said. Charged with DUI, Printzenhoff, who had a blood-alcohol concentration level of .12, has been sent a summons to appear before a district judge.
Muncy police have charged Kyle Wallace, 24, of Cortland, New York, with DUI of a controlled substance after they stopped his 2012 Lexus near South Main and High streets in the borough about 11:30 p.m. on April 17 because of the taillights on his car were not working, court records stated. “There was a very strong odor of marijuana coming from in the vehicle,” the officer said in an affidavit.
Wallace admitted he had been smoking marijuana while driving from New York to the borough, but said there were no drugs in the car, police said. Wallace, who submitted a blood sample that showed that marijuana was indeed his system, also has been sent summons to appear before a judge.
Motorist Darnell Young-Bey, 28, of 1340 Almond St., who was stopped by Muncy police for passing another vehicle in a no-passing zone on Route 15 in Brady Township about 11:15 p.m. on Nov. 12, admitted to having two drinks at a bar, but decided to leave because he “didn’t like the vibes,” according to court records. The officer detected alcohol on his breath and noticed his eyes were bloodshot and his speech was “slightly slurred,” police said. Charged with DUI, Young-Bey, who had a blood-alcohol concentration level of .10, has been sent a summons to appear before a judge.
Robert Ritter, 33, 105 S. Washington St., Muncy, denied drinking alcohol or using drugs to a borough police officer, who had followed him home after seeing his vehicle “weaving” back and forth between the fog line and the center line on East Penn Street about 8:50 p.m. on April 17, court records stated. When Ritter got out of his pickup truck, he had “trouble maintaining his balance,” the officer said in an affidavit. Ritter, who did very poorly during a series of field sobriety tests, submitted a blood sample that revealed marijuana in his system. Charged with DUI of a controlled substance, he has been sent a summons to appear before a judge.
A Montoursville police officer said he could “immediately detect an odor of alcohol” from Zachary Smith’s 2015 Subaru Forester when he stopped the 25-year-old Centre Hall driver in the 1000 block of N. Loyalsock Avenue about 1:50 a.m. on Sept. 26 because he was driving without his headlights, court records stated. There was a plastic cup of beer inside the car, police said. Smith, who was charged with DUI, had a blood-alcohol concentration level of .21 and is free on $5,000 bail.
A blood test confirmed Codi Elizabeth Bieber, 27, of 75 Rockey Lane, apartment 5, Montoursville, had marijuana in her system on July 17 when she was stopped on Interstate 180 in Montoursville because of burned out taillight on her 2015 Chevrolet Spark, according to state police. Charged with DUI of a controlled substance and careless driving, she is free on $5,000 bail.