LEBANON, Missouri- Early Friday morning, Lebanon police say they arrested a man for suspected drunken driving, revoked license and other charges.
The arresting officer said he was conducting patrol activities and was travelling west on West Fourth Street nearing the intersection of Fourth and Jackson when he saw a white Dodge pickup truck travelling south on North Jackson and crossing Fourth Street without stopping at the stop sign.
He said the vehicle was travelling at an increased rate of speed and never slowed down for the intersection.
The truck was pulled over near the Second Street Laundry and the driver was unable to produce a a license and stated he was revoked, the officer said in the report.
“I smelled a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from the vehicle and the driver’s person,” the officer said.
The driver identified himself as a 32 year old resident of Walnut Grove, Missouri. Backup was requested and two other officers responded to the scene.
A check of MULES by the Lebanon Police Communications Center confirmed that the driver had a revoked driver’s license. The vehicle license plate was expired as of 2015.
The driver was asked to exit the vehicle and a Standardized Field Sobriety Test was conducted and showed positive signs of impairment.
The driver was taken into custody and transported to the Lebanon Police Department where he was booked and processed for DWI, Driving While Revoked; Fail to Obey a Traffic Control Device, No Vehicle Registration, and No Insurance. The driver was issued 5 summonses for all charges with an Associate Circuit Court Date of 06-05-2017 and then released through the foyer of the police department, the report said.