Driver allegedly drove drunk with children in her vehicle
Kristin Rae Walters, 36, of 359 E. Water St., Hughesville, had a blood-alcohol content level of .30 when her 2015 Chevrolet Cruze struck another vehicle in the first block of South Third Street in Hughesville about 9:20 p.m. on Aug. 12, borough police said. She had two children in the vehicle with her at the time, court records stated.
At the scene, Walters refused several commands to get out of the car, thereby forcing an officer to start pulling her out of the vehicle. She fell to the ground at that point, police said. Once she was helped to her feet, Walter continued to resist and put up a struggle.
While police were taking her to UPMC Muncy to get a blood test, she told an officer she was going to get a lawyer and that the officer was “going to be (expletive),” court records state. At the hospital, she admitted to drinking “several shots” at an area establishment, police
Charged with DUI, resisting arrest, endangering the welfare of children and careless driving, she has been sent a summons to appear before a judge.
Four other motorist face DUI-related charges
Richard Walbridge, 31, of 6459 Lycoming Creek Road, Cogan Station, had a blood-alcohol content level of .21 when an Old Lycoming Township police officers stopped his 2007 Buick Lucerne in the 2000 block of Lycoming Creek Road about 8:45 p.m. on July 30 because he was driving with a flat tire. Charged with DUI (his second such offense) and careless driving, Walbridge said he had no idea that one of his tires was flat. He has been sent a summons to appear before a judge.
Concerning another Old Lycoming Township case, Marco Boyce, 24, of 338 High St., apartment 3, has been charged with DUI and driving without a license following a crash at Lycoming Creek Road and Grant Street in Lycoming Township about 1:20 a.m. on Aug. 2, police said. His blood-alcohol content level was .22, police said. He has been sent a summons to appear before a judge.
Following a crash on Route 220 in the city about 3:45 p.m. on July 5 , Madelin Beattie, no age listed, of 339 Grimesville Road, was found to have a blood-alcohol content level of .26, city police said. At the scene, “she showed several clues of impairment,” police said. Charged with DUI, she has been sent a summons to appear before a judge.
Driving with a defective headlight on Aug. 3, Sean Brown, 20, of 2018 Quaker State Road, Montoursville, was stopped in the 2100 block of Lycoming Mall Drive, state police said. He admitted to the trooper that he had smoke marijuana in the last hour, police said. A blood test confirmed the presence of the controlled substance in his system, police said, adding that he also had marijuana on him at the time. Charged with DUI of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and careless driving, Brown has been sent a summons to appear before a district judge.
Woman charged with making false report to police
Trista Yarger, 26, of 459 Lower Grays Run Road, Trout Run, has been charged with false reports to law enforcement after she called state police to her Lewis Township home and allegedly fabricated a story that her boyfriend choked her and chased after her on Aug. 25, according to court records. She has been s sent a summons to appear before a district judge.
Two face drug charges in separate cases
Matthew Sumpter, 33, of 416 Brentwood Drive, Cogan Station, has been charged by the county’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit (NEU) has been charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance following two separate incidents. In court papers, investigators allege he sold three suboxone pills to an informant in the 2000 block of Lycoming Creek Road in mid-April. When investigators executed search warrant at his home on Sept. 24, he alleged had three grams of suspected fentanyl, police said. He is free on $25,000 bail.
Lea Wilt, 21, of 330 Locust St., has been charged by the county’s NEU with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance after allegedly selling just under a gram of methamphetamines to an informant for $150 on Green Avenue in Old Lycoming Township in late January. She is jailed in the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $100,000 bail.