Jasper Man Charged with Driving while Intoxicated

A Dubois County Sheriff's Deputy noticed a vehicle overturned around 1:40 a.m. Saturday morning.

The vehicle was spotted along the east side of the road on US 231, south of 100 S.

Due to smoke coming from the vehicle and the driver unable to free himself, the Jasper Fire Department was called.

Officers on the scene were able to maneuver 25-year-old Fernando Rodriguez Flores out of his vehicle before the Fire Department arrived.

Flores was taken to Memorial Hospital for medical clearance.

Upon further investigation, it was determined Flores was under the influence of alcohol, tested .24. He was arrested on charges of Operating While Intoxicated and Operator Never Licensed.

Flores was taken into custody and is lodged in the Dubois County Security Center.


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