Mud-stuck Dad arrested for neglect and OWI


Pike County — An Indiana State Trooper and Pike County Deputy responded to a stuck motorist  early Saturday morning and found a few things were amiss.

Trooper John Davis and Pike County Deputy Dallas Killian responded to C.R. 700 North and C.R. 775  at 12:05 a.m.  to assist the driver of a pickup truck that was hung up in the roadway. When officers arrived the driver, Daniel Dunn, 32, of Charlestown, IN, had been stuck for about two hours and was still attempting to get his pickup truck free from the mud.

Davis detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage on Dunn’s breath. Dunn’s eyes were blood shot, his speech was slurred speech and his balance was unstable. Dunn’s two-year-old son and two other adult passengers were also in the truck.

Further investigation revealed Dunn had a blood alcohol content of .15%.  Dunn was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (Class D felony) and Neglect of a Dependant (Class D felony). He was taken to the Pike County Jail where he’s being held without bond.

Arresting Officer: Trooper John Davis, Indiana State Police


    1. Isnt it sad? I think they all the so called “adults” should have went to jail for child neglect.

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