Several driving under the influence (DUI) arrests were reported by state police at Lehighton.
Troopers said about 10:26 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, officers stopped a vehicle along SR443 at Mall St., in Mahoning Township, Carbon County, for driving at an unsafe speed and following another vehicle too closely. The driver was identified as Timothy Michael Ahner, Sharpe St., Lansford.
He was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest. In addition to the DUI charge Ahner will also be charged with driving at an unsafe speed and following too closely, troopers said.