Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Aggravated DUI

On Oct 23, at 1:37 p.m., police officers said they observed a Ford with no registration, traveling northbound at a high-speed rate on Hal Greer Blvd. Police stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as a 32-year-old female. Police said they could smell the odor of alcohol coming from the car, and the driver admitted to drinking earlier. Police said they administered two of the three standardized sobriety tests, with the driver failing the first two and refusing to do the third. Police said they then gave the driver a breathalyzer test, at which time her blood alcohol content came back at a .274. Police said they placed the driver under arrest for no operator’s license, no proof of insurance, improper registration, and a capias warrant. Police said they transported the driver to the State Police Barracks, where she was then taken to the Western Regional Jail.

Petty Larceny  

On Oct 23, at 5:01 a.m., police said a man reported his truck had been broken into between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. Police said the man reported he had parked the car on the north side of Corbly Hall on the 1600 Block of College Avenue but could not remember if he had locked the vehicle. Police said the man reported that his checkbook, registration, car insurance, blood pressure medication and cholesterol medication were missing.

Carter Truman can be contacted at [email protected].