Local driver 3x over the legal limit busted for OVI

Bellefontaine Police pulled over Kaila Snape, of Bellefontaine, Sunday morning just after 1:30 for going left-of-center multiple times.

When speaking with Snape, officers could smell a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the car.

When asked about going over the marked lanes, Snape said she was on her phone.

When asked how much she had to drink she said: “like two beers”.

Police observed several signs of impairment.

Snape then consented to a field sobriety test, which she failed.

She was transported back to the Bellefontaine Police Department where she consented to a breath test.  The result was a .247 which is just over 3 times the legal limit.

She was given two charges of OVI and a citation for marked lanes.

She was released to a sober driver.