Posey County – Last night at approximately 9:30, Trooper Zackary Fulton was watching traffic while parked in the Schroeder Lane crossover on SR 66 when he observed a vehicle traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes.
The wrong-way driver was traveling in the passing lane and nearly struck another vehicle before Trooper Fulton was able to stop the vehicle on SR 66 at Downen Road.
The driver was identified as Gina Williams, 50, of Evansville. Fulton detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage and noticed her balance was poor when she exited her vehicle.
Further investigation revealed she had a BAC of .19%. Williams was arrested and taken to the Posey County Jail where she is currently being held on bond.
Arrested and Charge:
Gina Williams, 50, Evansville, IN
- Driving While Intoxicated-Endangerment, Class A Misdemeanor
Arresting Officer: Trooper Zackary Fulton, Indiana State Police
Assisting Agency: Posey County Sheriff’s Department
All criminal defendants are to be presumed innocent until, and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
SOURCE: Indiana State Police-Evansville District 35