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.