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Semi Driver Arrested On OWI In Bartholomew County

Crawford was arrested on the preliminary charges of operating a vehicle with a BAC of .15 percent or more, according to deputies.

Brian Crawford. Photo Provided.

(Columbus, Ind.) – Bartholomew County Sheriff deputies responded to the report of a possible impaired driver in a semi on I-65 on Saturday.

According to deputies, shortly after locating the suspect vehicle, it nearly collided with Deputy Jon Lanning’s patrol vehicle.

A traffic stop was then conducted, and contact was made with the driver who was later identified as 49-year-old Brian Crawford, of Hampton, Georgia.

Crawford was arrested on the preliminary charges of operating a vehicle with a BAC of .15 percent or more, according to deputies.

The semi was towed, and Animal Control responded to take custody of the canine inside. Crawford was later released from jail in lieu of a $5,000 bond.

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