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Middletown woman charged with DUI twice within 2 hours: Police and Courts Roundup

Posted 3/20/18

A Middletown woman was arrested for DUI twice within a two-hour period on Wednesday, Feb. 21, according to arrest papers filed by borough police with District Judge David Judy.

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Middletown woman charged with DUI twice within 2 hours: Police and Courts Roundup

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A Middletown woman was arrested for DUI twice within a two-hour period on Wednesday, Feb. 21, according to arrest papers filed by borough police with District Judge David Judy.

Police first arrested Stephanie Anna Marie Arlen, 33, of the 700 block of East Main Street, shortly before 1:30 a.m. after she was seen driving erratically a 2014 Honda Ridgeline pickup near the Turkey Hill gas station.

Just after 3 a.m., Arlen was seen driving again in the same area, this time behind the wheel of a red/beige GMC pickup, according to police.

On March 1, lab results came back showing that Arlen had a blood-alcohol content of 0.177 the first time she was arrested. A blood draw taken the second time she was arrested showed that she had a blood-alcohol content of 0.150, police said.

Arlen is scheduled for a March 16 preliminary hearing before Judy on the two separate DUI charges.

Man charged in Pineford incident

Middletown police charged a borough man with simple assault following an incident that occurred in the 1400 block of Pineford Drive on March 14.

A witness saw Jondan Richards, 27, same address, punch a woman in the back of the head, according to arrest papers police filed with District Judge David Judy.

Initial reports were that Richards had a gun, but the weapon was later found and determined to be a BB gun operated off a CO2 cartridge, police said.

Richards was arraigned before Judy and charged with simple assault, disorderly conduct, and criminal mischief. He was listed as being in Dauphin County Prison on $100,000 bail. A preliminary hearing before Judy is set for March 26.

Assisting Middletown police at the scene were police from Lower Swatara Township and Highspire and Royalton.

Borough man charged with DUI

A Middletown man was charged with DUI after he was seen driving erratically along East Main and other streets in the borough on Feb. 25.

Jesse Edward Wolf, 27, of the 300 block of Rife Street, was seen driving into the opposing lane of travel while making a turn, and observed crossing the double yellow lines, borough police said in arrest papers filed with District Judge David Judy.

Besides DUI Wolf is charged with driving under suspension and disregarding a traffic lane. A blood draw showed Wolf had a blood-alcohol content of 0.161 percent at the time, police said.

Wolf is scheduled for an April 16 preliminary hearing before Judy.