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Monroe driver facing DUI count

Published May 12. 2012 09:01AM

A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI).

Pocono Mountain Regional police said they conducted a traffic stop about 2:05 a.m. on Monday, May 7, along SR196 near Renaissance Lane, in Coolbaugh Township, after observing the driver committing several motor vehicle code violations.

The driver was identified as Richard M. Burke, 48, of Tobyhanna. Burke showed signs of intoxication and failed field sobriety tests. He was then transported to the Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, for a blood test.

The blood test result showed Burke had a .26BAC. Charges were filed, police added.

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