Wrong-Way Driver Charged with DUI

Saturday afternoon, Indiana State Police and Pike County Sheriff's Department responded to several concerned citizens about a wrong-way driver on I-69.

The driver was reportedly headed northbound in the southbound lanes near the 39.5-mile marker.

Authorities finally stopped 43-year-old Jason Jones of Washington, Indiana when they say he refused to exit his vehicle and had to be forcibly removed.

After a search of the vehicle, authorities say they found three 100mg bottles of Methadone.

Upon further investigation it was reported Jones had consumed two bottles when he was only supposed to consume one.

Authorities say Jones refused to submit a chemical test and was charged with Driving while Intoxicated with a prior DUI Conviction, Resisting Law Enforcement, and Reckless Driving.

Jones was taken to Pike County Jail and is currently being held on bond.


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