A Bonneville County man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after one other driver reported he was driving erratically.
In accordance with the possible trigger affidavit, the witness, who didn’t give their title to the dispatcher, stated the motive force, later recognized as 33-year-old Todd Douglas Tolbert, was swerving throughout Sunnyside Street in a blue and white Ford pickup.
The witness stated they believed the motive force was intoxicated and that Tolbert minimize off a number of different drivers. They stated the pickup had a trailer connected, and that they noticed youngsters within the car.
A Bonneville County Sheriff’s Workplace deputy positioned the truck close to the intersection of South Ammon Street and seventeenth Road and carried out a visitors cease. The deputy wrote within the affidavit that Tolbert was not violating visitors legal guidelines on the time of the cease, however that he believed the cease obligatory primarily based on the conduct reported by the witness.
Tolbert was recognized after he gave the deputy his ID. The deputy reported smelling alcohol from the automobile, and that three youngsters had been within the backseat, all underneath the age of 6. An open bottle of Vodka was later discovered within the automobile.
Tolbert denied consuming alcohol, saying he had taken treatment. The deputy carried out a discipline sobriety check and examined Tolbert with a breathalyzer. Tolbert reportedly had a blood alcohol content material of .198 for the primary check and .204 for the second. The authorized restrict is .08.
The affidavit states Tolbert had a earlier DUI conviction in 2017 in Bonneville County.
Tolbert was charged with driving underneath the affect with a previous felony conviction throughout the previous 15 years, punishable with as much as 10 years in jail and a one-year suspension of his driver’s license. He was additionally charged with three counts of misdemeanor damage of a kid and one rely of driving with an open container of alcohol, additionally a misdemeanor.
A preliminary listening to is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. June 1 in Bonneville County Courtroom.