Staggering man accused of public intoxication

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JASPER — Police arrested a man early Sunday on a preliminary charge of public intoxication.

A Jasper Police Department officer made contact with Eric M.W. McNabb, 23, 2312 Sunset Drive, Jasper, near 15th and Newton streets at 12:26 a.m. after observing him staggering to the point he was stepping into the roadway where oncoming traffic would be.

Police said McNabb’s blood alcohol content tested .19% on a portable breath test.

Authorities booked McNabb into the Dubois County Security Center at 1:52 a.m. on a preliminary misdemeanor count of public intoxication.

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