July 03, 2017: Daily News Release
The following incidents occurred on Sunday July 2nd, 2017:
Operating While Impaired – Alcohol:
At 02:36 AM, Deputies were investigating an accident with injuries in the W7200 Block of STH 11, when fire department personnel reported an intoxicated driver nearly struck some of the firefighters conducting traffic control. The driver then fled from the scene at a high rate of speed and Deputies followed.
Deputies were able to locate the vehicle and eventually stopped it on 6th Avenue West, at West 8th Street, in the City of Monroe. After a subsequent investigation, the driver, Benjamin C. Zier, 27, of South Wayne, was arrested for Operating While Impaired 1st Offense - Alcohol and also cited for Prohibited Alcohol Concentration. Benjamin was later released to a responsible party with a court date.
Patrol Deputy Adam J. Bass #14
Green County Sheriff’s Office