Accident motorist accused of impairment

From Local Sources

JASPER — A motorist involved in a mishap east of Jasper early Sunday was taken into custody by the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies responded at 1:30 a.m. to the accident along County Road 325E near the Beaver Lake boat ramp where they found a 2003 Dodge Neon in a culvert off the road.

The driver, Leslie B. Elliott, 41, 448 W. 43rd St., Jasper, exhibited behavior that led police to transport her to Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center where a blood test allegedly found marijuana and methamphetamine in her system.

Authorities booked Elliott into the Dubois County Security Center at 4:30 a.m. on a preliminary misdemeanor count of operating while intoxicated (drugs).

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