Arrest follows motorist’s tire issue

From Local Sources

HUNTINGBURG — The Huntingburg Police Department arrested a woman for impaired driving after a traffic stop early Sunday.

An officer observed a vehicle southbound on Main Street from 19th Street with what was originally thought to be a flat tire at 1:19 a.m. The vehicle was stopped after striking a curb near 11th Street and the officer found that the tire was completely gone, according to authorities.

Police say the driver, Stephany L. Kaufman, 31, 111 S. Main St., Huntingburg, failed field sobriety testing and had a blood alcohol content that tested at .191% during a certified test at the Huntingburg Police Station.

Authorities booked Kaufman into the Dubois County Security Center at 3:35 a.m. on a preliminary misdemeanor count of operating while intoxicated.

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