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Gibson County Sheriff
Saturday June 22nd, 2024 :: 10:13 a.m. CDT


Fort Branch man arrested for DUI with a prior.

On June 22, 2024, at 2:12 a.m.  Deputy Hunt conducted a traffic stop on a
Black 2000 Jeep Cherokee after observing the vehicle disregard the stop sign at Elm Street and State Road 68 and disregarding the stop sign at Main and Haub Street in Haubstadt.  Upon approaching the vehicle the driver was identified the driver as 52 year old William Douglas of Fort Branch.  While speaking with Mr. Douglas Deputy Hunt detected the odor of alcohol and began a roadside DUI investigation.  At the conclusion of the DUI investigation Mr. Douglas was taken into custody and transported to the Gibson County Jail where he was charged with Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated with a Prior Conviction. 
Deputy Hunt was assisted by Fort Branch Officer Louis Jerrell.
All criminal defendants are to be presumed innocent until, and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Gibson County Sheriff
112 E Emerson St
Princeton, IN 47670

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