On Thursday, 3/19/15, Officers responded to W North St and N Pitt St for an auto accident involving a single vehicle that struck a tree. Upon arrival Rick Minnich was identified as the driver of the vehicle. A witness observed Minnich run the stop sign at W North St at N Pitt St, heading eastbound. The witness then observed the vehicle start to veer into the left lane as it crossed the intersection. Minnich then struck a tree on the westbound side of the street in the 1st block of W North St. Minnich was transported to Carlisle Regional by EMS for further evaluation. While at the hospital it was found out that Minnich had taken more than his required dosage of medication. Minnich was charged with DUI and other traffic offenses for the accident.