Last night at approximately 9:23, Indiana State Police and Vincennes Police responded to a two-vehicle crash at Washington Avenue and Carbon Street.
Officers on scene determined Housman R. Paz, 45, of Vincennes, was driving his 2005 Buick without the vehicle’s headlights activated and rear-ended another vehicle. Paz’s ten-year-old son was in the back seat of the vehicle.
No injuries were reported. Paz displayed signs of impairment and further investigation revealed he had a blood alcohol content of .25%.
The juvenile was released to his mother.
Paz was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated with a Passenger under the age of 18, a Class 6 Felony. He is currently being held on bond in the Knox County Jail.
Arresting Officer: Trooper Brock Buchanan, Indiana State Police
Assisting Agency: Vincennes Police