Athens DUI

Gregory Jackson, 47, of Ithica is facing DUI related charges following an incident in Athens on July 4.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Athen Township police initiated a traffic stop on Jackson after receiving a report that he smelled strongly of alcohol before driving away from the scene. Jackson failed to perform a standard field sobriety test and refused further testing.

Jackson is facing charges of misdemeanor DUI: general impairment of driving safely — first offense, summary violation careless driving, summary violation driving without a license and summary violation fail to keep right.

Jackson is in the Bradford County Correctional Facility on $5,000 bail and has a preliminary hearing on July 16 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.