Police: Dillsburg man drove into cornfield

Christopher Dornblaser

A Dillsburg man drove his vehicle into a cornfield Saturday night, according to charging documents.

Zachary David Garber, 24, of Sheffield Drive, is charged with driving under the influence and disregarding traffic lane, police said.

Northern York County Regional Police were dispatched to the area of North Salem Church Road around 7 p.m. for a report of someone driving behind a vehicle whose driver had been involved in some type of an assault, police said. The caller told police the vehicle he was following drove into a cornfield, police said.

When police arrived on scene, the caller told police Garber had been involved in some type of assault and he had followed the driver until it ended up in the cornfield, according to charging documents.

When officers spoke to Garber he said he was involved in an incident at a party, police said.

Police say he told them he lost control of his vehicle going around the bend and ended up in the cornfield.

While speaking to Garber, officers could detect a moderate odor of alcohol coming from him, as well as seeing his glassy, bloodshot eyes, police said.

Garber told police he had been drinking, and a series of sobriety tests were done, where police observed several clues of impairment, documents state.

Police say Garber was taken into custody and had his blood drawn. He was released on $2,500 unsecured bail.

— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at cdornblaser@yorkdispatch.com.