Jasper Man Arrested for OWI Following Accident

A Jasper man was arrested after he was found to be driving while intoxicated following an accident.

Jasper Police were called to a minor traffic accident in the 1000 block of Newton Street at 10:30 last Byron Caldemeyernight. After further investigation, police determined that 38-year-old Byron Caldemeyer III of Jasper (whose vehicle was involved in the accident) was driving under the influence. Caldemeyer’s BAC was later found to be .09 percent, confirming the suspicions of police.

Caldemeyer was taken into custody and was lodged in the Dubois County Security Center. He is facing a Class A misdemeanor for operating while intoxicated.