INDIANA: State Police ended the journey of drug-impaired wrong-way driver Marcus Cooper-Longoria on I-65 on Christmas Night

The driver indicated that he had observed oncoming traffic but didn’t think anything of it because he was tired. During the traffic stop investigation, Trooper Carlson was able to recognize indicators of impairment. Trp. Carlson is a certified Drug Recognition Evaluator (DRE).

INDIANA: Fat Alex P. Ramirez got a tree-in-one as he fled from cops during boozing rampage in three towns; now facing OWI and slew of other charges

Police say that Trooper Hamed then attempted to initiate a traffic stop but the driver refused to stop. A pursuit then began with the vehicle traveling into Lake Station, Gary, and New Chicago before the pursuit was terminated in Hobart when officers lost sight of the vehicle.

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

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.