Sheriff’s deputy makes OWI arrest

From Local Sources

JASPER — An out-of-state motorist was accused of impaired driving after a traffic stop early Sunday by the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office.

A Dubois County Sheriff’s Office deputy stopped a Chevrolet pickup truck at 3:32 a.m. at South Newton Street and Church Avenue in Jasper because the vehicle was allegedly traveling 50 mph in the 30 mph zone.

Police say the driver, Givonnie D. Anderson, 33, Ville Platte, Louisiana, exhibited signs of impairment and had a blood alcohol content that tested .179% in a certified test conducted at the Jasper Police Station.

Authorities booked Anderson into the Dubois County Security Center at 7:01 a.m. on a preliminary misdemeanor count of operating while intoxicated. Anderson posted bond Sunday afternoon.

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