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20-Year-Old Busted for DUI in Jasper

A Jasper man is facing a drunk driving charge several months before he is legally able to drink alcohol.

Posted: Jun 13, 2021 9:34 PM

Jasper police say they were called out to a crash with unknown injuries near the intersection of Manor and Kirkwood in Jasper. A 911 caller altered authorities about the crash at 1:49 am Sunday.

When police arrived at the location, they say they found the suspect, 20-year-old Jayden Nelson of Jasper. Police say he appeared to be intoxicated.

Investigators say it appears Nelson veered left of center while driving in his black Ford Escape, smashing into the parked car on the opposite side of the road. Police say his blood alcohol content was .018

Nelson was also slapped with the extra charge of underage drinking.

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