A witness report of a possible drunk driver led to the recovery of a car stolen from northern Indiana early this morning according to the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department.
A deputy found the vehicle on North U.S. 31 in Edinburgh at about 2 this morning and discovered that it had been reported stolen from Fort Wayne.
The driver, 25 year old Cody Slaughter of Michigan City was found to be driving with a suspended license and was allegedly under the influence. He is facing preliminary charges of receiving stolen property and operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
A passenger, 35-year-old Christopher Jackey of Salem was also arrested on a charge of receiving stolen property.