At 9:27 p.m. yesterday, Officer Joe Plato responded to a reckless driver call in the 4600 block of North First Street. The suspect vehicle was located and Officer Plato contacted a male suspect in the 700 block of South Pioneer Drive. Officer Plato observed that the driver appeared intoxicated and conducted a standard field sobriety test. The suspect failed the test and was arrested for felony driving while intoxicated. The suspect had two prior driving while intoxicated convictions.
At 12:01 this morning, Officer Mark Thomas contacted a male suspect that was walking in the 700 block of Willis Street because the man was stumbling as he walked. Officer Thomas determined that the man was intoxicated and arrested the man for public intoxication. During a search of the suspect, a baggie containing marijuana was found. The man was also charged with possession of marijuana.