Former Benton County Decide Bob Clinard is dealing with a DWI cost following his arrest this week.
BENTON COUNTY, Ark — Former Benton County Decide Bob Clinard was arrested for allegedly driving whereas intoxicated (DWI) after a collision in Rogers.
In response to Rogers Police report, simply after 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, officers responded to a collision at Ross Gown for Much less on forty sixth Avenue.
Whereas en route, officers had been instructed that one of many autos concerned, a white 2016 Ford Expedition, was leaving the scene.
As an officer bought close to the realm of the accident, the place they noticed a car matching the outline with the identical license plate driving slowly by the parking zone of Malco Cinema.
The officer maneuvered their patrol car behind the white Ford Expedition and initiated an investigative visitors cease within the parking zone.
Police say the driving force, later recognized as Robert Clinard, appeared confused about rolling the window down. The officer opened the passenger door to talk to Clinard and stated the car smelled “strongly of intoxicating drinks.”
When the officer requested Clinard if he was concerned in a collision, he allegedly acknowledged he had not and stated quite a few instances that it was “bull***t.”
Police say Clinard confirmed indicators of intoxication, and when requested if he had been ingesting, he allegedly stated he drank “two beers” someday that morning.
As Clinard exited his car, police say he had problem retaining his steadiness and almost fell a number of instances. The officer stated that they had to assist Clinard stand all through the interplay.
After conducting a standardized discipline sobriety take a look at, officers positioned Clinard underneath arrest for DWI.
Clinard blew a 0.297 throughout a breathalyzer take a look at on the Benton County Jail.
He was booked into the Benton County Jail for a DWI, careless or prohibited driving, leaving the scene of an accident, and leaving the scene of a property injury accident.
After serving as Benton County choose for 3 phrases, Clinard’s time period led to 2016 after losing a contentious battle for the Republican nomination to Barry Moehring.