The LBPD has filed a criminal complaint against Richard M. DOUGHERTY, age 49, of Lancaster for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and Careless Driving.
On 01/18/2019 at 7:37pm, Officers were dispatched to the area of East Main Street and South Cedar Street for a vehicle crash with no injuries. Officers learned that DOUGHERTY rear-ended the vehicle in front of him while trying to give his passenger a kiss. During the course of the crash investigation, it was discovered that DOUGHERTY was under the influence of alcohol and he was taken into custody. DOUGHERTY was transported to NLCRPD where he provided evidential samples of his breath which indicated a .131% BAC. DOUGHERTY was later released from custody and will be summoned to appear in Court for preliminary arraignment and a preliminary hearing.
DOUGHERTY is presumed innocent.