Ephrata Police recently charged Michelle R. Mentzer, 46, of Ephrata with Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance and Endangering the Welfare of Children.
On February 2, 2017 at 8:55 p.m. Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle driven by Mentzer for reckless driving. Two children, ages 3 and 11, were also in the vehicle with Mentzer. Police arrested Mentzer for DUI. Ephrata Police recently received a toxicology report indicating that Mentzer’s blood contained opiates, amphetamines and cannabinoids.
Mentzer is presumed innocent.