Warrick County Man Arrested For Driving Impaired

A traffic stop early Sunday morning in Huntingburg lead to the arrest of a Warrick County man for driving impaired.

Just before 1:30 Sunday morning an officer with the Huntingburg Police Department while on patrol noticed an SUV traveling left of center near the intersection of 6th and Chestnut Streets.

After pulling the SUV over, police say they made contact with the driver, 53-year old Gerald Grigsby of Boonville.

Police say while talking with Grigsby they noticed an odor of alcoholic beverage coming from inside of the SUV. Grigsby was taken out and police conducted field sobriety tests in which he failed.

Police say due to his high impairment, Grigsby was taken to Memorial Hospital in Jasper where he consented to a blood draw that resulted in a Blood Alcohol Content of .25 percent more than three times the legal limit.

Grigsby was then placed under arrest for Operating While Intoxicated and booked into the Dubois County Security Center.

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