Speeding DUI on 31

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On Sunday, March 6, at approximately 11:35 pm, an officer stopped a 1989 Dodge Caravan operated by William Atwell, age 61, of Washington, on Route 31 North near Route 513 for speeding and failing to maintain lane. During the stop, the officers detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage on Mr. Atwell’s breath and soon determined that he was intoxicated. Mr. Atwell was arrested and transported to police headquarters where he provided samples of his breath for chemical testing to determine the content of alcohol in his blood. Mr. Atwell was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Speeding, and Failure to Maintain Lane. He was released to the custody of a responsible adult and his vehicle was towed and impounded.