Last night at approximately 8:45, Trooper Vennekotter stopped the driver of a 2001 Jeep Cherokee for failing to signal properly at the intersection of South Main Street and East Strain Street in Fort Branch. The driver was identified as Tara Leigh Crowley, 35, of Owensville. During the traffic stop, Crowley displayed signs of impairment and failed field sobriety tests. Crowley was transported to Gibson General Hospital where further investigation revealed she was under the influence of methamphetamine. Crowley was arrested and taken to the Gibson County Jail where she is currently being held on bond.
Arrested and Charge:
- Tara Leigh Crowley, 35, Owensville, IN
- Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated (Methamphetamine), Class C Misdemeanor
Arresting Officer: Trooper Alex Vennekotter, Indiana State Police
Assisting Officer: Trooper Jordan Lee, Indiana State Police