Impaired driver arrested in a school zone

PIKE CO. – Wednesday afternoon, September 7, at approximately 2:18 p.m., Indiana State Police trooper Brayden Angermeier was patrolling the school zone at Pike Central High-Middle School when he observed the driver of a 1992 Chevrolet pickup truck disregard the stop sign on State Road 61 at State Road 56.

Anna Watson

The driver was stopped and identified as Anna Watson, 37, of Winslow.

Watson displayed signs of impairment and failed field sobriety tests. Watson was transported to Daviess Community Hospital in Washington where further investigation revealed she was under the influence of alcohol, benzodiazepine, and methamphetamine.

Watson was arrested and taken to the Pike County Jail where she is currently being held on bond on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior conviction.