Lanoka Harbor Man Facing Drunk Driving, Drug Charges After Crash

Police recently arrested a Lanoka Harbor man after the pickup truck he was driving struck a tree in the front yard of a home on Cedarwood Drive, Police Chief David A. Paprota said.

Officer Noah Schaffer answered the call at 1:11 a.m. on April 26. He arrived to find a Ford F-150 up against a tree on the property.

Further investigation revealed that Armando J. Chavez-Lua was traveling north on Cedarwood when the truck jumped the curb and traveled 20 feet before it struck the tree, the chief said.

Chavez-Lua was charged with driving under the influence, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle, failure to maintain lane, reckless driving and failure to exhibit a valid registration card, Paprota said.

His vehicle was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
Linny May 01, 2014 at 08:32 AM
Lock him up and throw away the key.. He could have killed some innocent person..


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