Police Briefs 11/27/2013
Woman charged with DUI
State police at Towanda recently charged a woman with driving while under the influence following an October accident in Ulster Township.
According to information from state police, Amy R. Sherwood, 39, of Addison, N.Y., was charged following a motor vehicle accident that occurred at about 5:20 p.m. Oct. 7. Police determined that Sherwood was under the influence on the day of the accident, police said.
One cited in MVA
State police at Towanda recently investigate a one-car motor vehicle accident in Smithfield Township.
According to information from state police, at about 10:20 a.m. Nov. 20, a 2003 Honda Element operated by Susan E. Lewis, 61, swerved left to avoid a deer in the roadway on Berwick Turnpike, at its intersection with Hoblet Road.
Police said the vehicle crossed the oncoming lane, traveled into the west side ditch for about 60 feet and turned right to go back to the roadway. Police said the ditch caused the vehicle to roll onto its driver side.
Police said Lewis was not injured and wore her seatbelt. Police cited Lewis for failure to stay in lane, according to police.