DATE: Saturday, March 13, 2021
SUBJECT: DUI Checkpoint Results
RELEASE NUMBER: 2021-NR-010
CONTACT: Lt. Matt Corn
AUTHORITY: Sheriff Dave Wedding
The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, March 13, 2021 near the intersection of N. Red Bank Rd., just North of the Lloyd Expressway. A total of 38 vehicles were diverted from N. Red Bank Rd. into the checkpoint
The checkpoint ran from 11:30 PM to 2:00 AM. One driver that came through the checkpoint was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Several other drivers that admitted to consuming alcoholic beverages were taken through standard field sobriety testing. Motorists who had been drinking were checked for signs of impairment and given the option to find alternate transportation if their breath alcohol content approached the legal limit.
Motorists who had not been drinking and were in possession of a valid license were back on the road in less than 90 seconds. Funding for local sobriety checkpoint operations is provided by the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI) through a grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Templin, Zachary, 20, of Vincennes, IN. Operating a Motor Vehicle while Intoxicated as a class A misdemeanor.