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Police Blotter: DUIs, Public Drunkenness Citations

Two drunken drivers were stopped at the same intersection within an hour, police said.

The following police incidents happened in the past week in the Bryn Mawr-Gladwyne Patch coverage area, Lower Merion police reported Monday.

DUI: About 9:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at Lancaster and South Warner avenues, a 47-year-old Wynnewood woman was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, police said. The driver was pulled over after running a red light at that intersection, police said; her blood alcohol content tested at 0.09, just above the legal limit.

Public intoxication: About 3 a.m. Jan. 18 at North Merion Avenue and Morton Road, a 28-year-old male pedestrian from Haverford was cited for public intoxication, police said. The man’s blood alcohol content tested at 0.19, police said.

DUI: About 1:25 a.m. Jan. 19 at Lancaster Avenue and Summit Grove Avenue, a 28-year-old Bensalem woman was charged with DUI after stopping in the middle of an intersection and almost causing an accident, police said. Her BAC tested at 0.13.

DUI: About 2:30 a.m. Jan. 19 at Lancaster Avenue and Summit Grove Avenue, a 20-year-old Narberth man was charged with DUI, police said. The man reportedly denied having been drinking that night, then handed his cell phone to police without explanation. An officer then told the man he smelled alcohol, at which point the man admitted he had been drinking, police said. His BAC tested at 0.17.

DUI: About 11:50 p.m. Jan. 19 at Lancaster and Prospect avenues, a 42-year-old Wayne man was charged with DUI, police said. He had been driving the wrong way on Prospect Avenue; his BAC tested at 0.15, police said.

Public intoxication: About 2 a.m. Jan. 20 at Mount Pleasant and Harriton roads in Bryn Mawr, a 20-year-old Bryn Mawr woman was cited for public intoxication, underage drinking and possessing false identification, police said. A taxi driver had called police from that location after failing to locate an address his passenger wanted to be taken to. The woman passed out after arguing with the driver, police said.

S. E. March 14, 2013 at 07:02 PM
Typical LM police report. Great work LM.

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