The Fourth of July holiday ended abruptly for a Huntingburg man, as he spent the remainder of his night in the Daviess County Jail on impaired driving charges after being clocked at 100 MPH.
Indiana State Police at say just before 11:30 last night, a trooper with the Jasper post observed a mid size pickup driving along State Road 257 at over 100 miles per hour.
Police were able to pull over the pickup on State Road 257 near County Road 650 North.
While speaking with the driver, 57 year old Russell Morris of Huntingburg, police believed Morris was impaired.
A test conducted at Daviess Community Hospital in Washington, found Morris to be under the influence of THC and opiates.
Morris was taken to and booked into the Daviess County Jail in Washington without incident and charged with Misdemeanor counts of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated and Reckless Driving.