Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Don Hindman was booked Tuesday night in the Washington County Jail.
A former Lawrence Volunteer Fire Department chief began his jail sentence Tuesday night. The Washington Coounty Jail website shows that Don Hindman was booked there just after 6 p.m. Tuesday. Hindman is serving a sentence of 14 days to six months in prison for a DUI charge.
Monday, June 18, 2012
Former Lawrence Fire Chief Don Hindman appeared before District Judge Valarie Costanzo Monday morning.
Former Lawrence Fire Chief Don Hindman was held for court Monday during a preliminary hearing before district Judge Valarie Costanzo for a charge of driving under the influence. Hindman, 49, who later resigned his position from the fire department, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol following his response to a medical call March 18. Sgt. Brian Douglass’ testimony included a verbatim reading of the criminal complaint in the case—telling the court that Hindman was assisting Southbridge EMS after a domestic call when police arrived. Douglass said EMS workers requested that Hindman leave because his behavior was “potentially hazardous to the patient.” The police sergeant said that after being asked several times, Hindman …
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Don Hindman is scheduled to appear before district Judge Valarie Costanzo in May.
A former fire chief charged with driving under the influence has been scheduled for his preliminary hearing. Donald Hindman, former Lawrence Volunteer Fire Department chief, is set to appear before district Judge Valarie Costanzo at 6:15 p.m. May 16, online court records indicate. Cecil Township police charged Hindman, 49, with one count of DUI after officers "noticed his speech was slurred and his eyes were bloodshot” while he was responding to a call on Filkorn Road at the request of Southbridge EMS early Sunday. He was driving a 2002 Chevy Silverado with municipal plates when he was pulled over by officers while driving away from the scene. Police said Hindman failed field sobriety tests and was transported to the station, where a …
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Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Cecil Township officials confirmed that Don Hindman has resigned his position as fire chief.
Don Hindman has resigned his position as chief of the Lawrence Volunteer Fire Department, township officials said Tuesday. The resignation came in the wake of a driving under the influence charge the former chief received early Sunday morning, after police said he responded to a medical call while intoxicated. The township was told that Randy Hindman will step in as chief until the volunteer fire company’s line officers can meet. No further information on that meeting was immediately available. Don Hindman could not immediately be reached for comment at work Tuesday.
Monday, March 19, 2012
Cecil Township police charged James Douglass early Sunday.
Cecil police charged a man with aggravated assault and disorderly conduct following an altercation in a township home early Sunday morning. Police were called to 539 Filkorn Rd. for a report of a woman with glass stuck in her head at close to 2:53 a.m. Sunday. The woman was taken to Allegheny Hospital for treatment of injuries, police said. James Douglass, 24, no address given, was charged and then arraigned before district Judge Robert Redlinger. He was briefly jailed on $2,500 bond. After the incident, Lawrence Volunteer Fire Chief Don Hindman, who was called to the scene to assist Southbridge EMS, was charged with DUI.
Lawrence Fire Chief Don Hindman had a .253 blood alcohol content early Sunday morning after responding to a medical call, police said.
Cecil Township police said Lawrence Fire Chief Don Hindman responded to a medical assist call early Sunday morning while intoxicated—and has been charged with driving under the influence. Police charged Hindman, 49, with one count of DUI after officers "noticed his speech was slurred and his eyes were bloodshot." Officers said Hindman was "unsteady on his feet" and that the smell of alcohol was emanating from him. Hindman was responding to a call on Filkorn Road at the request of Southbridge EMS. He was driving a 2002 Chevy Silverado with municipal plates when he was pulled over by officers while driving away from the scene. Police said Hindman failed field sobriety tests and was transported to the station, where a breath test showed a .…