GROVE CITY – A Grove Metropolis man has been charged with drunken driving after crashing into Grove Metropolis Excessive College in October.
Nathan Robert Shank, 21, was charged Oct. 15 by Grove Metropolis police with drunken driving, accident involving injury to unattended car or property, failure to inform police of accident or injury to car, careless driving, drunken driving with a excessive blood alcohol degree and driving beneath the affect of a managed substance.
All fees have been held to the Mercer County Courtroom of Widespread Pleas throughout a preliminary listening to held Jan. 26 with District Choose Douglas E. Straub, Pine Township.
Shank’s Widespread Pleas arraignment is about for 9 a.m. Could 3 with Choose Tedd C. Nesbit, and he’s free on bond.
Police have been referred to as to the highschool, 511 Highland Ave., at 12:20 a.m. Oct. 8 for a hit-and-run accident, in keeping with court docket paperwork.
The caller reported listening to a crash then noticed a car rushing away from the scene..
Police observed recent tire marks that began on the lifeless finish of West Poplar Avenue and led to the doorways exterior the highschool auditorium.
The doorways have been smashed, and there have been a number of automobile elements left behind.
Whereas police cleared the accident scene, they noticed a crimson Chevrolet pickup truck driving slowly on Highland.
They checked the truck’s registration and adopted it to a house on Stewart Avenue, the place Shank was recognized because the passenger.
Police observed a Honda Accord parked on the house; it had front-end injury and a flat tire and was registered to Shank.
The hood was heat to the contact, indicating that it had lately been pushed, police mentioned.
Shank seemed to be intoxicated and police may scent alcohol on him.
Police observed a number of automobile elements within the highway after which Shank mentioned that he drove his car into the varsity.
He mentioned he had been consuming with a good friend at a Springfield Township restaurant earlier than driving house.
He wasn’t certain why he was on West Poplar Avenue, however he did keep in mind driving his automobile into the constructing, then he drove house, Shank informed police.
Police requested Shank if he had taken any unlawful medication or prescription remedy. He had smoke marijuana earlier within the day, he mentioned.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Suspects are to be thought of harmless till confirmed responsible in a court docket of legislation.
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