From the Indiana State Police – Evansville District:
This past Friday evening, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Trooper Angermeier was patrolling Interstate 69 near the 48-mile marker when he observed a 2007 Dodge Charger traveling southbound at a whopping 104 mph.
Trooper Angermeier conducted a traffic stop and identified the driver as Sergio Weathers, age 31, of Evansville.
During the traffic stop, a strong odor of raw marijuana was detected inside the vehicle. A search revealed approximately 90 grams of marijuana.
The driver displayed signs of impairment and failed field sobriety tests, too. Further investigation revealed Weathers had a blood alcohol content of 0.15% and was under the influence of marijuana. Weathers was arrested and taken to the Pike County Jail where he is currently being held on bond.
Arrested and Charges:
- Sergio Weathers, age 31, Evansville, IN
- Driving While Intoxicated, Class A Misdemeanor
- Reckless Driving, Class C Misdemeanor
- Possession of Marijuana with a Prior Conviction, Level 6 Felony
Arresting Officer: Trooper Brayden Angermeier, Indiana State Police
Assisting Officer: Trooper Dustan Stein, Indiana State Police
All criminal defendants are to be presumed innocent until, and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
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