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Jasper Man Arrested for OWI, Refusal Following Accident

The Dubois County Sheriff's Department arrested a Jasper man on an alcohol charge early this morning following a drive-off accident on Witz Road near US 231.

Authorities say 39-year-old John Curtis Roelle left the scene after his car ran off the road, struck a guardrail and rode the guardrail for about 60 feet before re-entering the roadway.

Deputies found him with a flat tire at the Circle A Food Mart at US 231 and the 162 bypass.

Roelle was arrested for Leaving the Scene of a Property damage Accident, Operating While Intoxicated, Refusal and Obstruction of Justice.