Man Facing Felony OWI Charges

By: David Shepherd, Dir. of News & Public Information

JASPER -- A Bloomfield man was arrested in Jasper yesterday evening on felony OWI charges.

Police say 44-year-old Andrew Garrison was extremely drunk when they stopped him on Newton Street around 7 last night.

He was taken to the hospital for a blood draw.That came back .34.

.08 is considered too drunk to legally drive.

This isn’t Garrison’s first OWI.The charge is enhanced to a felony because of a previous drunk driving conviction within the past 5 years.