Pike County – Early this morning, October 27, at approximately 12:05, Trooper John Davis and Pike County Deputy Dallas Killian responded to C.R. 700 North and C.R. 775 West to assist the driver of a pickup truck that was hung up in the roadway. When officers arrived the driver was still attempting to get his pickup truck free from the mud. Trooper Davis identified the driver as Daniel Dunn, 32, of Charlestown, IN. Trooper Davis detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage on Dunn’s breath. He also had blood shot eyes, slurred speech and his balance was unstable. Trooper Davis was also able to determine that Dunn had been attempting to free his vehicle for approximately two-hours. Dunn’s two-year-old son and two other adult passengers were also in the pickup truck. Further investigation revealed Dunn had a blood alcohol content of .15%. Dunn was arrested and taken to the Pike County Jail where he’s being held without bond. Dunn’s two-year-old son was later released to his grandfather.
ARRESTED AND CHARGES:
• Daniel Dunn, 32, 6213 Aurora Avenue, Charlestown, IN
1. Driving While Intoxicated , Class D Felony
2. Neglect of a Dependant, Class D Felony
Arresting Officer: Trooper John Davis, Indiana State Police
Assisting Agencies: Pike County Sheriff’s Department and Petersburg Police
SOURCE: Indiana State Police