ST. MARYS — A St. Marys woman is facing DUI and child endangerment charges after she was allegedly under the influence of several drugs while driving with a minor in the car.
Ariana Michael Schloder, 30, of St. Marys, is charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of a controlled substance, endangering the welfare of children –parent/guardian commits offense, and cited for traffic violations, according to a criminal complaint filed at Magisterial District Judge Mark Jacob’s office Aug. 30.
The City of St. Marys Police Department was dispatched to Spruce Street on July 8 for reports of a car accident. The vehicle, a Chevrolet Malibu, reportedly struck a telephone pole. According to police, the driver was identified as Schloder, and a minor was in the back seat. Schloder was transported to Penn Highlands Elk. She was later released with some aches and scratches, according to the affidavit of probable cause.https://d67ff606463f776dc5f58856fdb66501.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html
Schloder allegedly admitted to driving around the corner “pretty fast.” She was traveling south and collided into a telephone pole. The vehicle was not financially insured.
According to police, Schloder appeared disoriented, had droopy eyelids and was sluggish in general. When checking her eyes with a flashlight, the officer noticed her pupils reacting slowly to the light. When asked when she last used drugs, Schloder allegedly admitted to using methamphetamine recently.
After a field sobriety test, Schloder was taken into custody and transported to PHE for a blood draw.
On Aug. 26, the toxicology report showed Schloder was under the influence of several controlled substances while driving, including fentanyl, para-fluorofentanyl, amphetamine, methamphetamine, despropionyl fentanyl and norfentanyl, according to the affidavit of probable cause.
Schloder’s preliminary hearing is set for Oct. 12 at Jacob’s office. https://www.thecourierexpress.com/news/st-marys-woman-charged-with-dui-of-meth-fentanyl-with-minor-passenger/article_501d400f-ba22-55bc-90b9-90d43105dc40.html