NEW CASTLE, Ind. - A tractor-trailer driver was arrested Thursday morning on a drunken driving charge after a traffic stop on Interstate 70.
Indiana State Police said Jeffrey Fleming, 50, of Williamsfield, Ohio, faces charges of charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and public intoxication.
Fleming was pulled over about 9:30 a.m. after Sgt. Todd Wallace said he was speeding in the eastbound lanes of I-70 near the New Castle exit in Henry County.
Police determined Fleming had been drinking. His blood-alcohol level registered 0.08 percent, the legal limit for arrest on a drunken driving charge.
Fleming was being held Thursday at the Henry County Jail. He also faces charges of public intoxication, speeding and having a false log book.
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