James Mickshaw, 38, of Pottsville, is facing charges of driving under the influence of alcohol as a result of an incident at 12:51 a.m. Feb. 4 in Pottsville.

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks said they observed him driving a 1997 Dodge Ram van that struck the curb while turning. The man was stopped, suspected to be under the influence of alcohol and asked to perform standardized field sobriety tests.

He was then taken to the Schuylkill Medical center South, Pottsville, for a blood-alcohol test.