Jasper Woman Arrested For Felony O.W.I. (POLICE BLOTTER)
JASPER (NNDC) – Jasper police say when an officer went to find a possible impaired driver this past Friday night, his patrol car was almost struck by the SUV of the sought-after driver.
It happened shortly before Midnight near 6th and Clay Street. JPD says the SUV almost struck the patrol car while the SUV was northbound on Clay approaching Sixth.
The driver of the SUV was 42-year old Stephanie Fisher of Jasper. JPD says she admitted she had been drinking at a local bar, and earlier at a sporting event in Huntingburg.
She was arrested for operating while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .206%.
Police say because of a prior conviction within the last five years oin the same charge, this OWI charge is a Level 6 felony.
Police also say a passenger in the SUV, 26-year old James Foley of Jasper was found to be wanted on a Perry County warrant. He was also taken into custody.
LAWRENCE COUNTY MAN ARRESTED IN FERDINAND CHARGED WITH FELONY O.W.I.
Ferdinand (NNDC) – Ferdinand police arrested a Williams, Indiana man Sunday evening for drunk driving.
FPD says they received a call at 7:20PM about a possible impaired driver driving southbound on Indiana toward Ferdinand from Bretzville.
Police stopped the driver near Main and 1st streets. FPD officers determined the driver, 48-year old Shawn Vincz was possibly driving under the influence of alcohol
FPD says Vincz was transported to the Huntingburg Police Department for testing. FPD says Vincz’s blood alcohol content was .231%. He was then charged with Operating While Intoxicating. It was also learned that Vincz had a prior O.W.I. over .15% conviction so the newest charge is a Level 5 felony.
Police say Vincz was also cited for for having false/ficticious registration and for driving without proof of financial responsibility.
HUNTINGBURG MAN ARRESTED ON SEVERAL CHARGES
JASPER (NNDC) – A 22-year old Huntingburg man faces several charges after police say he left the scene of a parking lot accident Saturday afternoon.
Jasper police say Alexander Galvez-Villeda backed his pickup truck into an unoccupied car in the parking lot at Jasper’s Wal-Mart on Newton Street shortly before 2PM and then left the scene of the accident.
JPD says a witness provided a description of Villeda’s vehicle which was spotted by police a short time later heading south on Newton near 13th. Police pulled Villeda over on west 6th Street near Seymour.
Villeda is charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident, driving without have never been licensed and for having no insurance.
ACCIDENT RESULTS IN LOCAL WOMAN BEING CITED
JASPER (NNDC) – A Jasper woman for cited following a two-vehicle accident Friday afternoon.
Police say 91-year old Mildred Synder of Jasper was cited for Disregarding a Stop Sign following the accident at the intersection of Second Street and Clay Street at about 1:20PM Friday.
The driver of the second vehicle, 31-year old Amanda Fehribach of Sheperdsville, Kentucky was not hurt.