.

Drunken Driver was in Possession of Offensive Weapons, Police Say

The man was allegedly in possession of two metal expanding batons.

 

A Towamencin man was charged with possession of drugs and paraphernalia and possessing an offensive weapon in relation to a DUI stop in Lower Salford, according to court records.

A Pennsylvania State Police report states that Jesse Alexander, 31, was driving a green 1996 Chevrolet pick up at the intersection of Freeman School and Salfordville Roads in Lower Salford Township on Dec. 29 at 2:22 a.m. when he was stopped for vehicle code violations.

According to police, Alexander allegedly exhibited signs of being under the influence of alcohol.

Upon searching his vehicle, police allegedly found a small amount of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and two metal expanding batons, which are considered offensive weapons.

The weapons charge is a fist degree misdemeanor, and the driving and drug charges are also misdemeanors.  Alexander was also charged with disregarding traffic lanes, careless driving, and failure to use a safety belt, summary offenses.

According to court records, Alexander pleaded guilty to terroristic threats in 2001, and public drunkenness and disorderly conduct in 2004 when he lived in Lansdale.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »