On November 24th, 2020, at approximately 10:51 pm, the police department was dispatched to the area of the 700 block of West Main Street for a crash which just occurred. The caller contacted county dispatch after a minor crash occurred between them and another individual. The caller advised county dispatch the other individual involved in the crash was now following the caller. The caller lost sight of the other vehicle, but provided a description. The vehicle was located and the operator of the vehicle was determined to be Burek. It was learned Burek and the original caller were involved in a verbal altercation in the parking lot of Rutter’s. While both vehicles were backing out of their parking spaces the vehicles struck each other. After locating Burek’s vehicle it was determined he had consumed alcohol prior to operating his vehicle and he was not safe to operate his vehicle. He was subsequently arrested and a preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.
Chad Burek, age 28, 200 block of Pine Grove Road, Gardners PA 17324
Charges – DUI, Disorderly Conduct, Hit and Run of Occupied Vehicle, Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia