HOME   NEWS   SPORTS   OBITUARIES   CALENDAR   SHOPPING SHOW   LISTEN   CLASSIFIEDS   CONTACT
Currently
73°
West Liberty, OH

Drunk driver arrested on felony drug charge

Justin MentzerA drunk driver was arrested on a felony drug charge after a traffic stop in Valley Hi Saturday night around 8:10.

The Logan County Sheriff's Office stopped Justin Mentzer, 35, of Lakeview, at 147 Sugarbush Way.

Deputies noticed an odor of alcohol.

Mentzer, who was unsteady on his feet, admitted to consuming seven beers.

Authorities found a half-consumed bottle of Crown Royal along with several open beer cans in the pickup.

A probable cause search was conducted.

Deputies recovered a clear plastic baggie with suspected mushrooms in the center console.

Mentzer failed field sobriety tests.

He refused a blood alcohol test.

Mentzer was charged with felony possession of drugs, OVI, open container, and criminal trespass.

The final charge stems from a domestic incident between Mentzer and his live-in girlfriend, Tabitha Lambert, 26, at their 11767 Williams Drive residence Saturday afternoon.

Mentzer was lodged in the Logan County Jail.

Comments
survey service
Become our Friend
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Make us Your
Homepage


This site was created by RiverBender.com
Copyright © 2017 Peak of Ohio
PeakOfOhio.com · WPKO 98.3 FM · WBLL 1390 AM
1501 County Road 235, Bellefontaine, OH 43311-9505
Phone 937-592-1045 · Fax 937-592-3299 · EEO Report