Bristol Man Blows Past DUI Checkpoint, Nearly Strikes 5 Officers

A Bristol man faces numerous charges after he blew past a DUI checkpoint at Route 413 in Bristol Township early Sunday morning.

Five police officers were nearly struck when a Bristol man allegedly sped through a sobriety checkpoint while driving under the influence of alcohol, according to phillyburbs.com.  

The Pennsylvania State Police said 52-year-old John Connor sped through a DUI check point shortly before 1 a.m. at Route 413 and Rockview Drive in Bristol Township, CBS Philly reported.   

Police told CBS Philly Connor refused to stop and led troopers on a pursuit that eventually came to a halt in a park along Snowden Avenue.  

Connors faces several charges, including five counts of second-degree misdemeanor recklessly endangering another person, DUI and related offenses. He was arraigned before Bensalem District Judge Joseph Falcone on Sunday morning, according to phillyburbs.com.  

Read the full story on phillyburbs.com here and on CBS Philly here


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