W-B Police Arrest County Council Candidate

March 25, 2019

Wilkes-Barre police arrested Luzerne County Council candidate Martin Dartoe on suspicion of drunken driving after a crash on Academy Street, according to information posted on the city police Facebook page.

The incident was at 2:27 a.m. Sunday, police said. Dartoe, 30, is one of seven candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for six available county council seats in the May 21 primary. He lives in Wilkes-Barre and works for the city Department of Public Works.