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Clearfield County Assistant District Attorney resigns following DUI arrest

Clearfield – Following his arrest for DUI in Centre County, a Clearfield County Assistant District Attorney has resigned.

Clearfield County District Attorney Ryan Sayers confirmed Monday that 46-year-old Steven Johnston of St. Marys had resigned his position.

According to Spring Township police, Johnston was charged with DUI on September 14th when he was stopped after swerving on Valentine Hill Road in his SUV and nearly struck a pedestrian.

Johnston failed a field sobriety test.

Records show that Johnston had also previously worked for Clearfield County as a public defender.