Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (DUI)
LITITZ BOROUGH - The LBPD patrol function has filed a criminal complaint and affidavit of probable cause against Matthew Timothy HOWELL, age 25, of Manheim, alleging he committed the crimes of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (DUI) and Restrictions on Alcoholic Beverages.
On 12/10/2021 around 2:28 AM, an LBPD patrol officer discovered HOWELL's vehicle stopped in the intersection of North Broad Street (SR0501) & North Lane, with HOWELL asleep in the driver seat. It is alleged that HOWELL was found to be under the influence of alcohol and he was taken into custody. HOWELL provided evidential samples of his breath which indicated a BrAC of 0.085%. It is also alleged that HOWELL was in possession of an open alcoholic beverage container inside the vehicle. HOWELL was subsequently released from custody following booking procedures and has been summoned to appear in District Court.
HOWELL is presumed innocent.
Media contact: Media@LititzPD.org.
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