Impaired man jailed for driving 90 mph

By Herald Staff

PIKE COUNTY — An Evansville man was arrested Wednesday evening after traveling 90 mph on Interstate 69 in Pike County.

At approximately 6:40 p.m., Indiana State Police Trooper Brayden Angermeier was patrolling the interstate near the 42.5 mile-marker, when he observed the driver of a 1995 Oldsmobile Ciera traveling northbound at a high rate of speed.

Angermeier utilized his radar and clocked the vehicle at 90 mph. Trooper Angermeier stopped the vehicle near the 48 mile-marker and detected the odor of burnt marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.

The driver was identified as Jacob Hille, 18, Evansville. Field sobriety tests indicated Hille was impaired. Further investigation revealed he was under the influence of marijuana and benzodiazepines. Hille was also in possession of a small amount of marijuana.

He was arrested and taken to the Pike County Jail where he is currently being held on bond.

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