May 05

Driver Arrested Trying to Go Around Police Road Block

May 5, 2013


Kevin P. Cooney, 20
100 block of E. Allen Street
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Driving Under Influence of a Controlled Substance
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

On April 30, 2013 at approximately 1:00 AM, Upper Allen Police closed Mt. Allen Drive at the intersection of Allenview Drive while a tow truck removed a vehicle from an earlier crash scene. Cooney attempted to drive his vehicle around the marked police vehicle which was blocking the roadway. An officer made contact with Cooney and found that he was Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance. Cooney was arrested at the scene and his car was impounded. A later search of the car yielded marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Cooney will be summoned to appear for a preliminary hearing before Senior Magisterial District Judge Brenda Knepper at a future date.