Indianapolis man arrested for transporting his five-year-old daughter while impaired

GIBSON CO. – Wednesday evening, April 27, at approximately 6:46 p.m., Trooper Angermeier was patrolling I-69 near the 36 mile-marker when he stopped the driver of a 2022 Nissan Altima for driving 90 mph in the posted 70 mph zone.

Tony Floyd

The driver was identified as Tony Floyd, 36, of Indianapolis.  Floyd’s five-year-old daughter was unrestrained in the rear seat. While talking to Floyd, Trooper Angermeier detected an odor of burnt marijuana and a strong odor of alcohol. Floyd displayed signs of impairment and failed field sobriety tests.

Further investigation revealed Floyd was under the influence of alcohol and marijuana. Floyd was arrested on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a passenger less than 18 years old and taken to the Gibson County Jail where he is currently being held on bond. The child was released to her mother.

Arresting Officer: Trooper Brayden Angermeier, Indiana State Police

Assisting Officer: Trooper Dustin Stein, Indiana State Police