Gibson County – Yesterday afternoon Trooper John Davis was patrolling I-69 near the 24 mile-marker when he observed a 2012 Nissan traveling south at 112 mph. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was identified as Elmis Ayla-Lopez, 24, of Huntingburg. During the traffic stop Trooper Davis determined the driver was impaired and was driving on a suspended driver’s license. A search of the vehicle revealed a small amount of marijuana. Further investigation revealed Ayla-Lopez had a blood alcohol content of .10%. He was arrested and is currently being held on bond in the Gibson County Jail.
Arrested and Charges:
Elmis Ayala-Lopez, 24, Huntingburg, IN
Driving While Intoxicated with a Prior Conviction, Level 6 Felony
Possession of Marijuana, Class A Misdemeanor
Driving While Suspended, Class A Misdemeanor
Reckless Driving, Class C Misdemeanor
Arresting Officer: Trooper John Davis, Indiana State Police