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Monroe driver facing DUI count

Published December 08. 2009 05:00PM

A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) of a controlled substance after being stopped at a sobriety checkpoint.

State police at Lehighton said William Henry Jones Jr., 19, of Saylorsburg, was stopped about 11:40 p.m. on Friday along SR209 at Mill Pond Road, in Polk Township, at a checkpoint operation. He was found to be under the influence. He was also charged with possession of a small amount of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. The DUI charge is pending test results, troopers said, while he will be charged with drug counts.

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