A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred about 8:53 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said James Thomas, 27, of St. Clair, was stopped in the area of SR183 and SR443, in Wayne Township, for traffic violations.

He was found to be under the influence and taken to the Schuylkill Medical Center-S. Jackson St., Pottsville, for a blood test.

The DUI charge is pending the test results, troopers said.