LAPORTE COUNTY, Ind. — An intoxicated motorist with two outstanding warrants was arrested Wednesday after attempting to persuade another driver to drag race, not realizing the other driver was a law enforcement officer.
According to the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office, 26-year-old Jonathon Krueger faces misdemeanor counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and driving with a suspended license, The Times of Northwest Indiana reported.
Meanwhile, he also faces charges of failure to appear, public intoxication and criminal mischief associated with the outstanding warrants, the newspaper reported.
The arresting officer, a captain with the sheriff’s office, was reportedly traveling south on U.S. Highway 35 at around 1:15 a.m. when an SUV entered traffic ahead of him, WBND reported.
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