Motorist charged Sunday with OVI

BellefontainePolice Patch

Michelle L. Kavanagh, 35, of 305 Lake Ave., West Mansfield, was charged Sunday with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs and cited for a stop sign violation, an improper turn, a marked lanes violation and no safety belt.

Around 3:10 a.m., an officer of the Bellefontaine Police Department observed an eastbound car on Northview Drive fail to stay in the lanes as it traveled through curves. Theofficer the observed other violations as Kavanagh turned onto Rush Avenue thensouth to Allison Road.

She was stopped at Allison and Dakota Road.

Officers detected an odor of alcohol and administered field sobriety tests. She reportedly stumbled as she exited the car and the tests indicated she was impaired by alcohol.

She failed to provide an adequate sample for evaluation by a breathalyzer.

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