Motorist charged with OVI

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Aron M. Vanover, 37, of Bellefontaine, was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs and possession of dangerous drugs today after he was found unconscious in a parked car along Stanley Street around 1:55 a.m.

His car was parked blocking a driveway, officers report, and they had a difficult time rousing the motorist.

He was dazed and extremely intoxicated, officers say, and there was a strong odor of alcohol about him. He claimed he did not drive to the location but was left there.

Private surveillance camera footage showed the car pull up, the motorist exit the driver’s side and re-enter on the passenger side.There was no one else observed in the footage.

While searching Vanover, officers found several prescription muscle relaxer pills in a cigarette packet and pants pockets.

He refused to take a breath test or submit a urine sample.

Warrant served

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