Former Scranton Mayor Candidate Suspected Of DUI

SCRANTON — A woman who was a candidate for Scranton mayor earlier this year was taken into custody Wednesday morning.

Scranton police say they found Liz Randol around 1 a.m. sleeping in a car at a light at the intersection of Linden Street and Harrison Avenue in Scranton.

Investigators say they woke up Randol, who took her foot off the brake and backed her vehicle into a police transport van.

Police tell us they took Randol into custody for suspicion of DUI.

Randol ran in the primary for mayor of Scranton in May of this year as a Democrat. She lost to Bill Courtright.

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