PORTLAND, Ind. — A Jay County commissioner was arrested on New Yr’s Eve after being accused of driving whereas intoxicated.
Brian McGalliard, 52, was booked into the Jay County jail about 7 p.m. Friday. He was later launched after posting a $1,000 bond.
In accordance with police experiences, McGalliard was taken into custody alongside Jay County Street 75-S close to Ind. 67.
A Portland police officer and a Jay County sheriff’s deputy had been within the space because of an unrelated site visitors cease when a citizen drew their consideration to the situation of one other driver, who turned out to be the county commissioner.
A blood draw was performed, reportedly at IU Well being Jay Hospital, to find out McGalliard’s blood-alcohol content material.
Court docket information mirror no prior expenses in opposition to McGalliard, a Dunkirk resident who was elected because the commissioner representing Jay County’s south district in 2020.
Jay County places of work had been closed Monday in commemoration of the New Yr’s vacation.
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Douglas Walker is a information reporter for The Star Press. Contact him at 765-213-5851 or at email@example.com.