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Schuylkill driver facing DUI count

Published November 05. 2012 05:03PM

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident in Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville said James Richard Gavalis, 39, of Pottsville, was stopped for multiple traffic violations along Interstate 78, in Upper Macungie Township, about 3:14 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3.

At the stop he was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest. He was then transported for a blood test. The DUI charge is pending the test results, troopers said.

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