Traffic stop near the intersection of US 41 leads to arrest

On November 5, 2017, at 4 a.m. Gibson County Deputy U.B. Smith conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of US 41 and County Road 100 West on a Maroon 1998 Jeep for failing to dim it’s headlights to other vehicles. Upon approaching the vehicle Deputy Smith identified the driver as 28 year old Dalton Nettleton of Haubstadt, Indiana. While speaking with Mr. Nettleton Deputy Smith detected the odor of alcohol coming from Mr. Nettleton. At that point Deputy Smith began a roadside DUI investigation that resulted in Mr. Nettleton being taken into custody and transported to the Gibson County Jail. At the Gibson County Jail Mr. Nettleton was charged with Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated. He has since posted a $900 bond.

All Criminal defendants are to be presumed innocent until, and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.