On Saturday, July 1, 2017, at about 12:00 AM, officers from the West Hempfield Township Police Department were dispatched to the area of 686 Summit Drive, Columbia, PA 17512, for a complaint of a driver spinning his vehicle's tires on the roadway, and creating a noise issue.
Officers arrived at the location and found 39 year old, Matthew Arron Onkst, of 141 Welsh Drive, Apt. A, Lancaster, PA 17601, in a 2000 black Toyota 4 Runner, spinning the tires in an effort to move his vehicle that was caught on a tree stump, a short distance from the roadway.
Onkst reported to the police that he was attempting to turn the vehicle around in a Township residence's driveway when he got the vehicle caught on the tree stump.
Officers reported that Onkst appeared intoxicated and they also found a small amount of marijuana on Onkst.
Onkst was placed in custody without incident.
On Tuesday, July 11, 2017, the West Hempfield Township Police Department filed the following charges against Onkst; One count DUI, section 3802 A, (M); One count of Possession of small amount of marijuana, section 780-113, A31I, (M), and one count of Careless driving, section 3714, A, (S), at MDJ Miles Bixler's Office in Columbia, PA 17512.
All individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.