Man arrested after allegedly driving drunk through a cemetery


EVANSVILLE, Ind (WEHT) – An Evansville man is facing several charges after deputies say he was driving drunk through a cemetery and damaged at least four tombstones.

Deputies were sent to Saint Joseph Cemetery after a witness called authorities. A deputy says he saw four damaged tombstones.

Daniel Ray Schroeder, 60, was later found in a truck that was parked halfway in the grass and halfway in the road at Golfmoor Park. Deputies say results of a breath test were nearly three times the legal limit. Synthetic drugs were also found during an inventory of his truck.

Daniel Ray Schroeder
Daniel Ray Schroeder (Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office)

Schroeder is charged with possession, leaving the scene of a crash, and operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

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