Vincennes, Ind. man arrested for DUI, punching firefighter

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(WEHT)- Authorities arrested 31-year-old Matthew Mattingly on several charges, including driving under the influence and battery against a public safety official Friday night.

Authorities say they responded to a report that a man fell off a moped and injured himself in the 13200 block of Darmstadt Rd in Evansville. Mattingly was reportedly intoxicated and could not submit to standard field sobriety tests and refused to do a chemical test.

As firefighters checked for injuries, Mattingly reportedly punched a firefighter in the face and made threats towards law enforcement. Mattingly was then taken to Vanderburgh County Jail.

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(This story was originally published on January 18, 2020)

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