Orange Street News

The ONLY Newspaper Devoted to Selinsgrove (and wherever else I travel)! VANDALISM ON YOUR BLOCK? THE OSN WILL INVESTIGATE! Please email news tips to

Intoxicated Man Charged After Allegedly Falsely Reporting a Car Theft

By Hilde Kate Lysiak

A Selinsgrove man was charged after allegedly falsely claiming his car was stolen while drunk.

John William Felker, allegedly called police on 3/26/19 stating that his car was stolen after he parked it at Weis Markets in Selinsgrove Pa. When police arrived to the scene they soon realized that he was intoxicated.

“While speaking with Felker a strong oder of Alcohol was emunating from mouth and slurred speech and staggering. Eyes were blood shot. This officer asked Felker if he had been drinking and Felker stated one. […] At this time Felker was placed under arrest for driving under the influence of Alcohol. […] Felker in back stated several times all he did was drive for pretzels and tortilla chips. And someone moved his vehicle,” read the criminal complaint.

The vehicle was located in the Weis parking lot.

Felker was charged with DUI.

A hearing will be held on 5/13, at 9:45, at 1025 us rt 522, in Selinsgrove Pa.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


This entry was posted on May 13, 2019 by and tagged , , , , .

Blog Stats

  • 1,397,681 hits
%d bloggers like this: