DUBOIS COUNTY, Ind. (WEHT) – The Huntingburg Police Department said a Cynthiana man was arrested Saturday for driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content four times the legal limit.
Police said 45 year old James Ashley was swerving on US 231 and crossing the center line around 4:30 p.m.
We’re told an officer tried to pull Ashley over, but he failed to stop for almost a mile.
Authorities said he eventually stopped and officers shutdown US 231.
Officers took Ashley to the Huntingburg Police Department where they said he failed a chemical test.
Authorities tell us Ashley’s blood alcohol content was .321.
Ashley was transported to Memorial Hospital for a medical evaluation.
He is charged with Operating While Intoxicated, Operating While Intoxicated w/ BAC .15 and above, Operating While Intoxicated Endangering, and Resisting Law Enforcement.
(This story was originally published on October 13, 2019)