Sheppton man charged with DUI
Gerald Heffner, 49, of Sheppton, has been arrested by state police at the Frackville barracks on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol.
Police said the charge is a result of an accident at 10:10 p.m. Dec. 20 on Route 924 in Gilberton.
Police said he was driving a vehicle that struck a concrete barrier, causing it to sustain a flat tire and become disabled.
Police said Heffner showed signs of intoxication and was transported to the state police barracks for a breath test., which revealed his blood-alcohol level was above the legal limit.