Driver of truck partially off road gets arrested

From Local Sources

HUNTINGBURG — An investigation late Friday night into a truck partially off the roadway resulted in an arrest.

The observation by a Huntingburg Police Department officer at 11:56 p.m. resulted in a traffic stop of a Ford truck driven by Christopher L. Olinger, 59, 307 S. Washington St., Huntingburg, at Van Buren Street and Old Road 231.

The officer reported detecting the odor of alcohol and stated Olinger admitted to having had a couple of drinks. After field sobriety testing showed indications of impairment, police said, Olinger’s blood alcohol content allegedly tested .198 percent.

Authorities booked Olinger into the Dubois County Security Center at 2:09 a.m. Saturday on a preliminary misdemeanor count of operating while intoxicated. He posted bond later in the day.

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