Police: Suspected Drunken Assailant Flees Scene in Car

Police say the man's BAC clocked in at more than twice the legal limit when they pulled him over.

The following information was supplied by the  Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Police say a man whose blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit assaulted his girlfriend at the and then got into his car and drove away.

Police arrested the man near the Clarion Hotel and charged him with domestic violence, drunken driving, running a red light, speeding and causing a disturbance.

The report indicates that his blood-alcohol level was .161 percent, more than twice the legal limit to drive, which is .08 percent.

The victim reported the incident to police and then the suspect left the scene in his car. Police found a vehicle matching her description and performed a traffic stop.

The police report does not indicate that the victim was seriously injured.

For questions about this blotter, email Nikki.Ferrell@patch.com.


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