77 Year Old Arrested For DUI Following Thursday Crash

On 9/12/19 Mt. Carmel Police arrested Gary D. Howard, age 77, of Mt. Carmel, for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol following a vehicle crash in the 100 block of West 5th Street. While officers spoke to the two drivers they found signs that one of the drivers, Howard, was under the influence of alcohol. Roadside sobriety testing was conducted at which time the arresting officer observed clues to indicate impairment. Howard was placed under arrest and transported to the Wabash County Jail. Howard was processed for DUI and issued citations for Driving Under the Influence and Improper Backing. Howard was held pending the posting of bond. No injuries were reported from the crash.