Woman arrested at Jasper Middle SchoolAugust 5, 2014
By BILL POWELL
Herald Staff Writer
JASPER — A concerned citizen’s report Monday afternoon of a woman staggering as she walked up to Jasper Middle School resulted in a multiple-count arrest.
The 5:30 p.m. call described the woman as she walked from her vehicle to the school’s entrance, according to the Jasper Police Department. When officers arrived they found a male juvenile was locked inside the woman’s Mercedes Benz, which had its windows rolled up.
Police made contact with the suspect, identified as Melissa Dolen, 45, of 4648 Picadilly Circle, who was alleged to be highly intoxicated. Police said her blood alcohol content exceeded .38 percent.
Dolen resisted arrest while being placed under arrest. She later escaped custody but was immediately detained again.
After being medically cleared at Memorial Hospital in Jasper, authorities booked Dolen into the Dubois County Security Center at 9:05 p.m. on a Level 6 felony count of child neglect, a Level 5 count of escape and misdemeanor counts of drunken driving and resisting law enforcement. A Level 5 felony under Indiana’s new criminal code was a Class C felony prior to July 1 and a Level 6 was a Class D.
Contact Bill Powell at email@example.com.
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