Indiana News – Impaired Driver Clocked by Radar at 114 MPH

Edwin Harris arrested
Edwin Harris arrested

Gibson County – This morning at approximately 7:16, Trooper John Davis was patrolling I-69 near the 41 mile-marker in Pike County when he clocked a red Dodge Neon traveling south at 114 mph. Davis caught up with the vehicle near the 36 mile-marker in Gibson County and paced it at 120 mph before stopping the vehicle at the 34.5 mile-marker.  The driver was identified as Edwin Harris, 51, of Cannelburg.  Davis detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage while talking to Harris. Further investigation revealed Harris had a blood alcohol content of .14%.  He was arrested and taken to the Gibson County Jail where he is currently being held on bond.

Arrested and Charges:

  • Edwin Harris, 51, Cannelburg, IN
  1. Driving While Intoxicated with a Prior Conviction, Level 6 Felony
  2. Reckless Driving, Class B Misdemeanor

 

Arresting Officer: Trooper John Davis, Indiana State Police