The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Friday, July 10, 2015 at NW 2nd Street and S. 3rd Avenue. The checkpoint ran from 11:30pm to 02:30am.
A total of 57 vehicles were diverted from NW 2nd Street Street into the checkpoint. Two motorists tested close to the legal limit and were required to obtain alternate transportation. One motorist was arrested for Opertating while Intoxicated and another motorist was arrested for Possession Of Marijuana, Driving while License Suspended and Failure to Appear.
The operator of a silver 2016 Hyundai 4-door sedan fled from the checkpoint and accelerated to such an unsafe speed as to elude a pursuing Evansville Police officer. The vehicle’s license plate number (Kentucky #782TPW) was registered to Avis rental cars. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information related to this vehicle or suspect is asked to leave a tip here.
Cydney Campbell Higgins (pictured above), 26, of Evansville. Operating a Motor Vehicle while Intoxicated (BrAC .12) as a Class A Misdemeanor
Emmett Jeffrey Allison Jr. (pictured above), 27, of Evansville. Possession of Marijuana as a Class A Misdemeanor, Driving while License Suspended as a CLass A Infraction, Failure to Appear on Charges of Operating without a License.
PREVIOUSLY: Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for this Weekend