Crash leads to drunk driving arrest

Rodrigo Tellez-Aguirre; photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Dept.

Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested an Indianapolis man over the weekend for drunk driving. At about 6:45 a.m. Sunday, deputies responded to the area of State Road 58/Seymour Road for a one vehicle accident. Upon arrival, authorities found

On arrival, Deputy Pendleton located a blue SUV in a ditch on the west side of the road. The driver, 27-year-old Rodrigo Tellez-Aguirre, allegedly told Deputies that he had been drinking alcohol, failed to stop at a stop sign and traveled across the road into a ditch.

Tellez-Aguirre was arrested on preliminary charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle while Intoxicated and Operating a Motor Vehicle without ever Receiving a Driver’s License.

While at the jail, Correction’s Officer Noah Moore located a clear sandwich baggie containing marijuana in Tellez-Aguirre’s possession. That led to an additional charge of Possession of Marijuana.

He has since been released.