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5 Facing Charges In Amish Buggy DUI Incident

CANOE TWP. (KDKA) -- State police reported an underage DUI incident involving five Amish men last month in Indiana County.

According to, the incident happened around 11 p.m. on July 8 in Canoe Township.

Police say they stopped an Amish buggy in the area of Sunset and First Streets because an officer noticed two male subjects on the roof of the buggy.

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Upon making contact with the group, police found that all of the five males were under the influence of alcohol and under the age of 21. They were also reportedly in possession of alcohol.

The driver, 18-year-old Robert A. Miller was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence.

The four passengers, 20-year-old Andrew D. Coblentz, 18-year-old William W. Byler, 20-year-old Raymond E. Kurtz, and a 16-year-old known juvenile, received citations related to their alcohol consumption and possession.

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