Man punching traffic cones arrested

From Local Sources

JASPER — Police arrested a man after an officer observed him punching and kicking traffic cones and stumbling in the roadway early Sunday.

The 3:20 a.m. encounter by a Jasper Police Department officer occurred at Third and Newton streets.

Police say the man, Wesley R. Sipes, 23, 1300 Dewey St., Jasper, was given a portable breath test that placed his blood alcohol content at .281%.

Authorities booked Sipes into the Dubois County Security Center at 5:07 a.m. on a preliminary misdemeanor count of public intoxication.

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