State troopers make DUI arrests during New Year’s Eve patrols

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana State Police troopers increased patrols New Year’s Eve to target impaired drivers.

Last year during New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, more than 900 crashes occurred throughout Indiana resulting in 174 injuries and four fatalities.

In Vigo County, troopers arrested 40-year-old April Neal of Terre Haute and 34-year-old Roberto M. Garcia of Evansville for driving while intoxicated.

In Sullivan County, 56-year-old Timothy J. Scott of Hymera was arrested for driving while intoxicated (controlled substance) with a prior DUI conviction.

Troopers patrolling Knox County arrested 36-year-old Isaac W. Schmitt of Vincennes for driving while intoxicated. Schmitt had a blood alcohol content four times the legal limit.

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