Huntingburg Man Jailed after Driving 100 MPH while Impaired

Huntingburg Man Jailed after Driving 100 MPH while Impaired

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The Fourth of July holiday ended abruptly for a Huntingburg man, as he spent the remainder of his night in the Daviess County Jail on impaired driving charges.

Arrested and Charged was Russell J. Morris, 57, Huntingburg, IN. 

– Operating While Intoxicated, Controlled Substance, Class A Misdemeanor

– Reckless Driving, Class B Misdemeanor

At 11:27 P.M. Tuesday night, Trooper Beau Brumett observed a blue 2006 Toyota Tacoma driving on State Road 257 at over 100 miles per hour.  

Brumett stopped the Toyota on SR257 near County Road 650 North. 

While speaking with Morris, Brumett believed Morris was driving his vehicle while impaired.  

After testing at Daviess Community Hospital in Washington, Morris was found to be under the influence of THC and opiates.

Morris was transported to the Daviess County Jail without incident and charged with Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated and Reckless Driving.