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Palmerton man given prison term for DUI

Published August 12. 2014 07:24AM

A Palmerton man was sentenced to a county prison term on Monday on a driving under the influence charge.

Mark Allen Solt, 45, was sentenced by President Judge Roger N. Nanovic II to serve 90 days to six moths in prison.

Solt was arrested on Oct. 2, 2013, along Route 248 in Lower Towamensing Township by state police at Lehighton. He refused a blood test.

Nanovic also ordered him to pay a fine of $1,500, license suspended for 18 months, get both a drug and alcohol and mental health evaluations and follow any recommendations for treatment, zero tolerance on D&A use, pay court costs, which average about $1,500, and pay a $50 per month supervision fee while on parole. On a summary motor vehicle code violation he was fined $25 and costs.

He will begin the jail term at 6 p.m. on Aug. 15.

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