Wrong way driver arrested for driving under the influence

On October 7, 2018, at 5:21 p.m. Gibson County Central Dispatch received a report of a wrong way driver on Interstate 69 near the Pike Gibson County Line. Sergeant Bryan Small was in the area and observed a White 2012 Chevy Silverado traveling Southbound in the Northbound lane and conducted a traffic stop. Upon approaching the vehicle Sgt. Small detected the odor of alcohol coming from the driver 29 year old Kyle Claspell of Evansville. At that point Sgt. Small began a roadside DUI investigation that resulting in Mr. Claspell being taken into custody and transported to the Gibson County Jail. Upon arriving at the Gibson County Jail Mr. Claspell was charged with Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated. He has since posted a $650 bond.

Assisting Sgt Small in his investigation was Oakland City Officer Tom Rohl.

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