Bloomington police officers arrest Cadiz police officer on OWI charge

BLOOMINGTON – A Cadiz police officer was arrested by deputies in Monroe County early Monday morning on suspicion of operating an unmarked police vehicle while intoxicated.

Around 2 a.m. Monday, deputies were alerted to an erratic driver in a Dodge Charger traveling south on I-69. The driver was reportedly speeding and weaving all over the roadway.

The vehicle was located and stopped just south of the Kinser Pike overpass.

Brian Hedger

Deputies identified the driver as 38-year-old Brian Hedger, of Plainfield. He identified himself as a police officer with the Cadiz Police Department and provided Bloomington Police officers with his credentials.

Deputies began an operating while intoxicated investigation and obtained a search warrant for a blood draw, which was conducted at IU Bloomington Hospital. The results of the test are pending at this time.

Hedger was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a previous conviction and resisting law enforcement.

Police did not specify how Hedger allegedly resisted law enforcement.

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