Concerned citizen’s tip leads to OWI

From Local Sources

JASPER — A Saturday afternoon tip from a concerned citizen resulted in an impaired driving arrest.

The report at 4:53 p.m. indicated a pickup truck was all over the roadway and traveling at varying speeds.

Jasper Police Department officers located the 2003 Ford F-250 and stopped it in the vicinity of 23rd and Mill streets.

Police say the driver, Jacques Jinius, 37, 502 N. Geiger St., Huntingburg, had a blood alcohol content that tested .20% after a blood draw at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. Police said Jinius was also found to be wanted on a federal warrant.

Authorities booked Jinius into the Dubois County Security Center at 7:20 p.m. on preliminary misdemeanor operating while intoxicated counts and on the active federal fraud warrant.

A Ruxer Ford wrecker assisted.




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