Columbus police made four drunk driving arrests over a 24-hour period last weekend.
According to police reports, the first arrest came at about 5:05 p.m. Friday afternoon when officers were called a store on State Street after a witness said a man nearly struck her vehicle in the parking lot. Police caught up to the driver near State Street and County Road 300E. A breath test found that the driver, 57-year-old Matthew T. Hunsberger of Columbus, had a blood alcohol level of .142 percent. hew as arrested on preliminary charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated with endangerment and operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol level greater than .08 percent.
Ten minutes shy of 24 hours later, police made their fourth arrest of the weekend. Witnesses called police to the 1600 block of Brian Drive at about 4:55 p.m.Saturday after they saw a truck allegedly driving recklessly. Police stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver 44-year-old Samuel D. Allman of Columbus.
He appeared impaired and a breath test showed he had a blood alcohol level of .273 percent, more than three times the legal limit. He is facing a preliminary charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
Shortly before midnight Friday, police stopped a speeding vehicle near Eighth and Iowa streets in Columbus. The driver, 45-year-old Scott W. Glauber of Greensburg appeared glassy-eyed and police could smell alcohol in the vehicle. He is facing a preliminary charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after his breath test showed a blood alcohol level of .127 percent.
Just over an hour later, at 1:06 a.m. Saturday morning, an officer saw a vehicle that was still in gear, and still running in a yard in the 1800 block of 10th Street. The driver, 28-year-old Alma A. Ordonez of Columbus, was asleep behind the wheel and appeared unsteady after being awoken. She failed several field sobriety tests and is being accused of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.