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Bloomington Jail Sgt. Fired After OWI Charge
Updated June 15, 2015 7:49 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(BLOOMINGTON) - A Monroe County Jail officer has been fired after being charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

Fender was arrested after a Bloomington police officer stopped him for speeding at North Maple Street and West 17th Street at 3 a.m. on June 5.

35-year-old Jeremy Fender of Bedford was arrested on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated with endangerment and with a 0.08 percent blood alcohol content.

He spent about six hours at the jail and posted a $500 surety, $500 cash bond.

Monroe County Sheriff Brad Swain says Sgt. Fender had been a corrections officer for 11 years.

Fender is scheduled to appear in Monroe Circuit Court on July 9 for a pretrial conference.



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