Man passes out in truck, gets OWI

From Local Sources

JASPER — An impaired driving arrest followed a report early Saturday of a man who was unconscious in his vehicle.

Jasper Police Department officers called at 2:53 a.m. to Truman Road and Sixth Street reported finding Logan M. Kern, 28, 1584 W. Division Road, Jasper, passed out behind the wheel of a running Ford Ranger.

Police who detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage administered field sobriety testing. Police said Kern’s blood alcohol content tested .176% on a certified breath test.

Authorities booked Kern into the Dubois County Security Center at 4:04 a.m. on a preliminary misdemeanor count of operating while intoxicated. Kern posted bond Saturday afternoon.

The Dubois County Sheriff’s Office and a Bob Luegers Motors wrecker assisted.

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