Huntingburg man gets Daviess County OWI

From Local Sources


WASHINGTON — Police in Daviess County arrested a Huntingburg man over the weekend, charging him with impaired driving and driving while classified as a habitual traffic violator.

A Washington Police Department officer responding to a report of a possible drunk driver Saturday night made contact at 10 p.m. with a 2012 Dodge Charger that was pulled over and running on the side of State Road 257 near Daviess County Road 100S, southeast of Washington.

The driver was Jean W. Amazan, 27, 502 N. Geiger St., Huntingburg, according to police. Amazan had four passengers, three of whom were children, according to law enforcement.

Police who determined Amazan was classified as a habitual traffic violator said his blood alcohol content tested .123% on a certified test conducted by an Indiana State Police trooper at the Washington Police Department.

Authorities booked Amazan into the Daviess County Security Center. On Wednesday, he was formally charged with Level 6 felony operating while intoxicated and driving while classified as a habitual traffic violator.

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