Driver charged with OVI


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Gregory Purtee, 31, Lakeview, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs related to a traffic stop Thursday by officers of the Washington Township Police Department in the area of Township Road 239 and State Route 720 for driving under a license suspension.

While speaking with Purtee, officers observed signs of intoxication. He admitted to taking several hydrocodone pills.

He failed a field sobriety test and was placed under arrest.

At the Logan County Jail, he refused to submit to a urine sample. He also was cited for driving under suspension and was released to a sober driver.