Rear-end collision leads to arrest

From Local Sources

JASPER — The Jasper Police Department placed a motorist under arrest after responding to a rear-end collision Monday afternoon.

Officers were called to the minor collision at 43rd Street and Mannheim Road at 3:26 p.m.

One of the drivers, Katie M. Stemply, 20, 1917 N. Mill St., Jasper, exhibited signs of impairment, according to police.

Police said a drug screen at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center indicated the presence of marijuana and benzodiazepine in Stemply’s system. Officers also alleged she was in possession of marijuana, a grinder, a smoking pipe and rolling papers.

Authorities booked Stemply into the Dubois County Security Center at 8:29 p.m. on preliminary misdemeanor counts of operating while impaired, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. Stemply posted bond Tuesday morning.

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