Legislator jailed on drunken driving, other chargesAugust 14, 2019
By The Associated Press
INDIANAPOLIS — A state legislator from Indianapolis was arrested over the weekend on drunken driving and other charges.
An Indianapolis police report says Democratic Rep. Dan Forestal was arrested after officers were called late Saturday about a man impersonating a police officer. Forestal was booked into jail on preliminary charges of impersonating a public servant, driving while intoxicated and resisting law enforcement.
The 36-year-old Forestal is an Indianapolis firefighter who was first elected to the Indiana House in 2012.
Prosecutors haven't yet filed formal charges against Forestal, who was released from jail Sunday on $150 bond.
Defense attorney Jim Voyles and a House Democratic spokesman declined to comment on the arrest.
More on DuboisCountyHerald.com
The Dubois County Health Department confirms six more positive cases of novel coronavirus,...
As days, weeks and months of social distancing push ahead into an uncertain future, meaningful...
The Dubois County Health Department confirms four more positive cases of novel coronavirus,...
Although park facilities — with the exception of playgrounds — were cleared to reopen last...
The Dubois County Health Department reported today a third COVID-19-related death in the county.
Zax Creamery — formerly Big Olaf Creamery — is set to launch in a new north side location on...
Heritage Hills High School graduated 138 in the Class of 2020 this month when e-learning came to...
What will summer look like for Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari under the cloud of COVID-19?