Wright Township Police Chief Royce Engler reports on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 5:45 p. m., Melanie Walsh, 29 Yorktown Road, Mountaintop, was stopped for speeding on Route 309 in Wright Township. Upon investigation during the traffic stop, the driver exhibited signs of intoxication. Field sobriety tests were conducted and Walsh was taken into custody and transported to Geisinger Wyoming Valley for a blood alcohol test and then released.
As a result of the alcohol test 0.126, Walsh was charged with Driving Under the Influence and other traffic violations.
A preliminary hearing date was set at Magistrate Ronald Swank’s Office in Wright Township.