Driver Arrested At Truck Stop With .359% BAC

VERMILLION COUNTY, Ind – Sunday (12/1/19) evening around 7:30 p.m. Vermillion County Police were called about a black pickup that was traveling in excess of 100 mph on I-74 and having trouble staying in its lane.

The truck was found at the Pilot Truck Stop, backed into a tractor-trailer parking spot.

When officers attempted to talk with the driver, he jumped out of the vehicle and tried to grab something from the rear cab of the truck.

After a short standoff, 48-year-old Michael S. Fennewald of Columbia Missouri was taken into custody.

Officers say that Fennewald had a blood alcohol level of .359% and was arrested on charges of Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated (Prior), Resisting Law Enforcement, and Open Container.

He is being held on $10,000.00 bond.