Woman Was High on Meth When She ‘Almost Hit Fire Truck,’ Police Say

A Center Valley woman is charged with two counts of DUI-Controlled Substance after Hellertown police say she “almost hit a fire truck” while driving through the intersection of Main and Water streets Feb. 8.

In a news release, police said Jenny Lynn Jones, 41, of Center Valley, ran a red light when she allegedly nearly caused the accident around 12:30 a.m., and was later found stopped at 7-Eleven, 1100 Main Street.

Following an investigation that included drug testing, police said Jones was determined to be under the influence of methamphetamine.

According to court records, a preliminary hearing in Jones’ case is scheduled for April 11 at 9:15 a.m. before District Judge Alan Mege in Lower Saucon Township.

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About Josh Popichak
Josh Popichak

Josh Popichak is a journalist and publisher who is passionate about providing an open online platform and advocating for independent, local news. He has covered news--first in print, later online--in the Saucon Valley area of eastern Pennsylvania since 2005. In addition to writing extensively about local issues, he uses Facebook, Instagram and other social media to help personalize and broaden awareness of topics affecting the communities he covers. He also manages the Facebook pages for several local businesses as part of his business, Saucon Source LLC. He is a 1999 graduate of Bates College, where he was a history major and arts editor for the student newspaper.

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