A man was charged with DUI and resisting arrest in Shrewsbury after an early Sunday morning incident, police said.

Just before 3:30 a.m., an officer from Southern Regional Police stopped a vehicle on suspicion of DUI in the Walmart parking lot, according to a news release.

The 25-year-old male driver exited the vehicle and walked away, allegedly failing to comply with the officer, the release states.

After the man resisted and a struggle began, police said another officer arrived and subdued him with a Taser.

Police said they found a large amount of money on the man, and a search warrant is pending for the vehicle.

The man was treated at York Hospital for minor injuries and to rule out drug ingestion while walking away from the vehicle, the release states. Police said two officers received minor injuries.

The suspect was taken to Central Booking for arraignment, and police said his name will be released after arraignment.

Two Southern Regional Police officers suffered minor injuries Sunday after a suspected DUI driver struggled with police in Shrewsbury, according to a news release.

Police stopped the vehicle at 3:25 a.m.inside the Walmart parking lot at Shrewsbury Commons. The 25-year-old male driver got out of the vehicle and walked away, ignoring an officer’s commands to stop, the release states.

The man resisted and a struggle began. A second officer arrived and the suspect was subdued with a Taser. A large amount of money was found on the driver and a search warrant is pending for the vehicle, the release states.

The suspect was treated at York Hospital for minor injuries, according to the release. He was then taken to Central Booking for arraignment, the release states.

If you have been arrested for a DUI in Pennsylvania, you face serious consequences, including license suspension, hefty fines and possible jail time, depending on your blood alcohol content (BAC) level and whether it was your first, second or multiple offense(s). These fines and penalties could be even greater if you have been arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or prescription medication or if you are under age. If an accident or aggravated assault occurred while driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you could be charged with a felony.

As you probably already know, PA has some very stringent and fierce laws against drinking and driving. It is aggravated if it includes injuring a police officer.

Accident victims have rights. If you or your loved one has been harmed or fatally injured in a vehicular accident caused by the negligence of a distracted driver, contact an auto injury lawyer now for free consultation. You may be entitled to financial compensation for economic damages, as well as pain and suffering.

Source: YDR Com

Source: Allegheny County US


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