SOMERSET, Pa. — A 20-year-old Somerset man was arrested early Friday on a drunken driving charge and for allegedly lunging at the arresting state trooper.
Police said Shane Augustine, 20, was taken into custody in the 3 a.m. incident in the Lowe’s parking lot in Somerset Township.
Augustine was injured and was treated for his injuries at Somerset Hospital.
After being released from the hospital emergency room, Augustine was jailed in the Somerset County Jail on $5,000 bond set by District Justice S.L. Stevanus.
The trooper was not injured in the incident in which the accused allegedly exited the rear of the vehicle, started a physical altercation and then lunged at the trooper.