Jasper Man Arrested After Car Strikes Utility Pole

Travis Jones (23) Jasper, IN Photo: Dubois County Security Center

Travis Jones (23)
Jasper, IN
Photo: Dubois County Security Center

A Jasper man was arrested over the weekend.

Jasper police say 23-year old Travis Jones was intoxicated when the car he was driving struck a utility pole early Saturday night.

JPD says Jones was taken to Memorial Hospital for a blood draw. His blood alcohol content tested .18%; more than twice the legal limit in Indiana.

Jasper police say Jones was driving along 14th Street near Dewey when his car struck the pole. Police say the car continued on. JPD found the pole broken off at the bottom and wires were hanging low across the street.

Jones was found in his vehicle parked in front of his home on 14th Street. The vehicle a total loss. Damage to the pole about $7500, and damage to the city’s sidewalk near the pole about $500.

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