Man Charged with Impaired Driving
On May 17, 2020 officers with Patrol Services arrested 56-year-old Paul Ingram for impaired driving.
At 9:32 p.m. police received a call of a truck entering a parking lot in the 300 block of Lake Street at a high rate of speed, cutting off another vehicle, waving a gun at the complainant and leaving the area at a high rate of speed.
Officers located the vehicle at 9:45 p.m. on Second Line West and conducted a traffic stop. Due to the call about a potential gun, officers asked the accused to exit the vehicle, which he did and he was arrested. A subsequent search of the accused and the vehicle located an open container of alcohol on the passenger seat. No weapon was located in the vehicle.
Officers noted a smell of alcohol coming from the accused. He provided two breath samples into an approved device, both registered a fail result.
He is charged with impaired driving alcohol and drugs and impaired driving blood alcohol concentration 80 plus. He is scheduled to appear in court on June 22, 2020.
Woman Charged with Impaired Driving
On May 17, 2020 officers with Patrol Services arrested 68-year-old Mary Reid for impaired driving.
At 12:29 p.m. police received a call of an SUV driving erratically before pulling into a business in the 200 block of Northern Avenue. Officers arrived a short time later and observed the accused enter the SUV described by the complainant and start the vehicle.
Officers approached the vehicle and while speaking with the accused developed grounds to believe her ability to operate a vehicle was impaired by drugs. She was arrested.
A Drug Recognition Evaluation was provided and the accused performed poorly.
She is charged with impaired driving alcohol and drugs. She is scheduled to appear in court on August 10, 2020.