Two juveniles were cited by police after they were witnessed to be under the influence of alcohol just after midnight Saturday, Aug. 11 at 7-Eleven in Ellwood City.
Ellwood police were called to the convenience store for a fight. Police spoke to a 16 and 17-year-old at the scene and the officer immediately observed a smell of alcohol. The two initially denied having any alcohol.
According to the report, Police administered a PBT (breathalyzer) test and the two individuals blew a .08 and .10 percent, respectively. After given their results, the boys admitted to have been drinking.
They were cited by police and given rides home.
Damaging a Vehicle
Criminal mischief to a vehicle was reported on Tuesday, Aug. 14 at approximately 11 p.m. at a residence along Madison Avenue in Ellwood City.
The victim called police after her and her son witnessed individuals in a “dark colored vehicle” throwing eggs at their 2011 Ford Expedition. The victim told police that he heard several males inside the vehicle.
Police found an egg carton on the road near where the incident took place. They are continuing to investigate.
Joshua Long, 28, of Summit Ave., Ellwood City, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol on Saturday, Aug. 11 at approximately 12:40 a.m.
According to the report, police administered a traffic stop because the individual failed to use a turn signal to make a right turn at Fifth Street and Wayne Avenue.
The report said that Long did not have a registration card and his vehicle was uninsured.
Officers could smell alcohol on the individual and asked him to step out of the vehicle to perform field sobriety tests. The report said that Long failed all of the tests.
He was taken to the Ellwood City Hospital where his blood alcohol content was .175 percent.