October 15, 2020, at approximately 6:50 p.m., Hollie Tingle, age 26, of Brazil, IN, was stopped for left of center, near south 7th Street and Harrison Street, by Trooper Andrew Mattern. 

She was arrested and charged with:

  • Operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a passenger less than 18 years of age, Class 6 Felony
  • Neglect of dependent, Class 6 Felony
  • Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, Class C Misdemeanor
  • Operating a vehicle with a Schedule I or II substance in the body, Class A Misdemeanor
  • Possession of marijuana, Class B Misdemeanor
  • Possession of paraphernalia, Class C Misdemeanor
  • Operating a vehicle without ever obtaining a license, Class C Misdemeanor

Further investigation by Trooper Mattern revealed that Tingle was under the influence of a controlled substance. 

During a consent search of Tingle’s vehicle, marijuana and paraphernalia was discovered.  An eight-year-old was with Tingle in the vehicle. 

The Vigo County Department of Child Services was contacted, and the child was turned over to a family member.  Tingle submitted to a certified chemical test and failed. 

Tingle was taken into custody and transported to the Vigo County Jail.

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.