Monroe driver facing DUI charge
A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred about 9:47 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2, along SR611 in Mount Pocono.
Pocono Mountain Regional police said they were assisting in looking for a vehicle involved in a hit and run crash. Information provided advised police that the suspect vehicle was heading north on 611 towards Mount Pocono.
Police located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. The driver was identified as Edgardo Maysonet-Baez, 28, of Tobyhanna. He was found to be under the influence of alcohol and was placed under arrest.
The DUI charge is pending blood test results, police added.