Logansport, Ind., man was taken into custody early this morning after
calling 911 and reporting himself as an intoxicated motorist, the Indiana
State Police said.
to police, at 12:20 a.m. Matthew Devore, 24, was northbound on I-65 at the
226 mile marker in Jasper County when he lost control of his vehicle, left
the roadway, and entered the grassy median. Devore succeeded in regaining
the road surface but discovered that one of his tires was flat, and at
that point called 911 “to report himself as a drunk driver,” police
subsequently registered a blood alcohol content of .09 percent, police
said. Motorists in Indiana are considered legally intoxicated when they
score a B.A.C. of .08 percent or higher.
advised the investigating officer that he “was sick of Indiana so he
decided to go for a drive,” police said. Devore was found to have bloody
knuckles, police added, which Devore said he sustained after punching a
wall while playing darts.
was transported to the Jasper County Jail.