Upper Allen Woman Arrested for DUI and Drug Possession Charges

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Arrested:
Lisa A Runkle, 37
900 block Emily Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Charges:
Driving under the influence of a controlled substance
Possession of marijuana
Possession of drug paraphernalia
Driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019 an Upper Allen Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle operated by Runkle due to an inoperable headlight. During the traffic stop the officer detected the odor of marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle was conducted and marijuana as well as drug paraphernalia was located inside the vehicle. Following an additional investigation, Runkle was arrested for driving while under the influence of a controlled substance while a minor was present in the vehicle. She was transported to Cumberland County prison for processing and was later released. A preliminary hearing will be scheduled for a later date.