NEW CASTLE, Ind. — A motorist’s journey throughout central Indiana on Interstate 70 took longer than anticipated when he apparently failed to note his hometown of Indianapolis and continued touring east.
The travels of 42-year-old Rubin A.L. Younger on the early morning of Oct. 9 resulted in Henry County, the place sheriff’s deputies pulled over his Cadillac and arrested him on allegations of drunken driving.
Younger’s authorized state of affairs was additional difficult by the invention of a stolen handgun in his automobile.
Henry County deputies mentioned Younger’s automobile was touring erratically on the interstate — at speeds starting from 47 to 75 mph — and was swerving from one eastbound lane to a different earlier than they stopped the automobile.
Based on an affidavit, Younger confirmed indicators of intoxication and mentioned he was on his approach dwelling to Indianapolis from Champaign, Illinois.
Advised he had apparently missed his exit, Younger “stubbornly replied he had not missed Indianapolis,” a deputy wrote.
A take a look at later carried out on the Henry County jail measured the Indianapolis man’s blood-alcohol content material at 0.188. In Indiana, a motorist with a BAC of 0,08 or greater is taken into account intoxicated.
A 9mm handgun discovered within the Cadillac had been reported stolen in Missouri in 2018, the affidavit mentioned.
Younger was charged in Henry Circuit Courtroom 1 with theft of a firearm, carrying a handgun with out a license, driving whereas intoxicated and public intoxication.
He was later launched from the jail. An preliminary listening to in Younger’s case is ready for Oct. 25.
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Douglas Walker is a information reporter at The Star Press. Contact him at 765-213-5851 or at email@example.com.