Six motorists charged with DUI

Moments after stopping Codi Elizabeth Bieber on Interstate 180 in Montoursville because of a burned out taillight on her 2015 Chevrolet Spark on July 17, the state trooper detected an odor of marijuana coming from the car, according to an affidavit. While undergoing a series of field sobriety tests, the 27-year-old Montoursville motorist revealed that she was likely impaired, police said. Bieber, of 75 Rockey Lane, apartment 5, was charged with DUI of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and careless driving after a blood test confirmed there was marijuana in her system at the time. She is free on $5,000 bail.

In another case, an odor of burnt marijuana was coming from motorist Tonya Griffin-Hudu, 39, of 2607 Wilmont Drive, following a crash in the 300 block of Westminster Drive about 4:45 p.m. on July 4, state police said. She too showed signs of impairment during a series of field sobriety tests, but she refused to provide a blood sample, police said. Charged with DUI, careless driving and driving without a license, Griffin-Hudu is free on $5,000 bail.

In another case, within minutes after Irvin Sanders was stopped by a city police officer who spotted his SUV swerving and traveling at an excessive speed in the 1700 block of West Fourth Street, the 28-year-old city man admitted that he had “a few drinks” at friend’s home from where he was coming when he was pulled over about 11 p.m. on Oct. 13, court records stated. Sanders, of 2112 W. Fourth St., performed “unsatisfactory” during field sobriety tests and was charged with DUI and careless driving after it was determined that he had a blood-alcohol concentration level of .16 at the time, police said. He has been sent a summons to appear before a district judge.

In another case, Kendall Schriner, 23, of 75 Chel Drive, Hughesville, had a blood-alcohol concentration level of .22 when Muncy police stopped her 2019 Nissan Rogue on Elimsport Road in Brady Township on May 15, court records stated. She was stopped because her vehicle was swerving constantly and she was traveling at “fluctuating speeds, police said, adding that Schriner admitted to having two mixed drinks. Charged with DUI, she too has been sent a summons to appear before a judge.

In another Muncy police case, there was “a very strong odor of burnt marijuana” coming from Jordan Lee Long’s 2013 Dodge Avenger when an officer stopped him in the 100 block of East Water Street in the borough about 2:40 p.m. on Sept. 9 because the inspection sticker on his car had expired, court records stated. Long, 27, of 258 Van Horn Blvd., admitted to the officer that he smoked marijuana at his home before going for a drive because was “stressed out,” police said. He was charged with DUI of a controlled substance after a blood test confirmed marijuana in his system, police said.

In another case, Robert L. Saiers 45, of 517 Pepper St., Muncy, whose GMC Envoy struck an embankment in the 500 block of Pepper Street about 6 p.m. on July 11, admitted to a state trooper that he “a couple of beers earlier in the day,” according to an affidavit. While he refused to do field sobriety tests, he did submit a blood sample that revealed that his blood-alcohol concentration level at the time was .20, police said. Charged with DUI and careless driving, he was jailed in lieu of $5,000 bail.


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