Wilkes-Barre, PA

Police in Luzerne County say they arrested a man last night for suspected Driving Under the Influence after Wilkes-Barre Police were called to Dana Street in the city for the report of a car parked in the middle of the road.

The driver, Isaiah Tarique Elam age 29 of Wilkes-Barre, was suspected to be DUI by police and taken for Blood Alcohol Content testing. Police say charges are pending.  Elam remains jailed unable to post bond.

Elam has an extensive criminal history and currently this would be his tenth criminal arrest since 2016. He was most recently arrest for Manufacture, Delivery, or Possession With Intent to Manufacture or Deliver and related charges following a traffic stop in Wilkes-Barre Township which included DUI involving a controlled substance.