INDIANA: Orelius T. Barnett III charged with OWI and child in vehicle; was four times the legal limit

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Brazil Man Arrested for BAC Four Times the Legal Limit 


Vigo County – Indiana State Police report that on October 9, 2019, at approximately 7:35 p.m., Orelius T. Barnett III, 34, of Brazil, was stopped for failure to signal near State Road 46 and Village Drive, by Senior Trooper David Petrowski. 

Police determined that Barnett was intoxicated and had a blood alcohol content of .33%.  A thirteen-year-old boy and Barnett’s girlfriend, the boy’s mother, were also in the vehicle.  Barnett was taken to the Vigo County jail where he is currently being held without bond.  The thirteen-year-old boy was released to his mother who was not intoxicated.

Arrested and Charges:  Orelius T. Barnett III, 34, Brazil, IN

  • Driving While Intoxicated with a Passenger less than 18 years of age, Class 6 Felony
  • Driving While Intoxicated with a BAC .15% or more, Class A Misdemeanor
  • Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Endangering a Person, Class C Misdemeanor

Photo: Orelius T. Barnett III

Assisting Officer: Gerald Stump, Indiana State Police 

Indiana State Police patrol unit
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