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Motorist faces OVI charges



Shaun A. Anderson, 25, of 405 Walker St., was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs and obstruction of official business, cited for failure to control, leaving the scene of a crash and driving under suspension and was served a warrant for failure to appear on a previous OVI charge after a 3 a.m. crash Saturday.

A passenger, James P. Heilman, 25, of 809 Heritage Court, Apt. 32, was charged with public intoxication and obstructing official business

An officer of the Bellefontaine Police Department on patrol heard a crash in the 700 block of Eastern Avenue and observed Mr. Anderson’s car westbound.

It had sideswiped a sport utility vehicle registered to Brittney A. Olvera of West Mansfield.

The officer stopped the suspect in the 500 block of Eastern.

The motorist lied about his identity and the passenger repeated the lie.

Field sobriety tests indicated the driver was intoxicated and he recorded a 0.194 reading during a breath test.

Both were lodged in the Logan County Jail.

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