Police accuse motorist of impaired driving

From Local Sources

JASPER — Police accused a motorist of impaired driving after a traffic stop early Sunday in Jasper.

An Indiana State Police trooper stopped a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck at Second and Clay streets at 12:11 a.m. after the driver, Ethan K. Kuebler, 26, 2512 Birk Drive, Jasper, allegedly failed to stop at the intersection.

Police reported Kuebler failed field sobriety testing, admitted to drinking and had a blood alcohol content that tested .165 percent at the Jasper Police Station.

Authorities booked Kuebler into the Dubois County Security Center at 1:06 a.m. on a preliminary misdemeanor count of operating while intoxicated. He posted bond early Sunday afternoon.

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