Jared Joel Dinger, 19, of Pine Grove, has been arrested by state police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks with driving under the influence of alcohol as a result of a traffic stop at 9:14 p.m. Dec. 16 on Rt. 443 in Washington Township, Schuylkill County.
Police said he was stopped for speeding after which time they detected an odor of alcohol on him. After failing a field sobriety test, Dinger was transported to the Schuylkill Medical Center, Pottsville, for a blood test to determine his BAC.
In a related report, police said Khyle William Willis, 19, of Schuylkill Haven, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was charged with underage drinking after police detected a strong odor of alcohol on his breath.