Helmsburg Road accident leads to man’s arrest

A man was arrested for drinking and driving after an accident on Helmsburg Road on May 26.

Andrew S. Crowe, 36, crashed his 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche in the 1400 block of Helmsburg Road at around 6 p.m., according to a probable cause affidavit by Brown County Sheriff’s Deputy Joshua Stargell.

Stargell reported he could smell alcohol on Crowe and that his eyes were red and watery. A breath test showed his blood-alcohol content to be 0.14, more than the legal limit of 0.08.

On June 3, he was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated — endangering a person, a Class A misdemeanor; operating a vehicle with an ACE of 0.08 or more, a Class C misdemeanor; and operating a vehicle while intoxicated, a Class C misdemeanor.