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Early morning traffic stops leads to DUI/marijuana arrest

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Timothy Hartig. Source: Indiana State Police Timothy Hartig. Source: Indiana State Police

Troopers say an early morning traffic stop led to the arrest of an Evansville man on DUI and marijuana charges.

Indiana State Police say on Saturday morning around 1:16 a.m., a trooper stopped 41-year-old Timothy Hartig at the intersection of First Avenue and Diamond Avenue for making an unsafe lane change on First Avenue near Uhlhorn.

While talking to Hartig, the trooper found a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage, and also observed a plastic bag containing marijuana on the front console.

Further investigation revealed Hartig had a BAC of .10%.

He was arrested and taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail where he is currently being held without bond.

Hartig is facing charges of driving while intoxicated and possession of marijuana.

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