VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) — An Indiana man was arrested after driving with a blood alcohol content four times the legal limit.
Indiana State Police say Orelius Barnett III, 34, was driving on State Road 46 in Vigo County when he failed to signal a turn. Senior Trooper David Petrowski stopped Barnett, who was in the car with his girlfriend and her 13-year-old son. Further investigation revealed Barnett had a blood alcohol content of .33%. The legal limit in Indiana is .08%.
Barnett was taken to jail where he is currently being help without bond. The boy and mother were released from the scene.
Barnett faces the following charges:
- Driving While Intoxicated with a Passenger less than 18 years of age, a Class 6 Felony
- Driving While Intoxicated, with a BAC .15% of more, a Class A Misdemeanor
- Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated Endangering a Person, a Class C Misdemeanor