Arriving on scene the officer found a black 2012 Ford passenger car sitting in the passing lane. The vehicle was disabled due to a slide off accident. The driver of the vehicle, 24 year old Alyssa N. Madsen of Crown Point was found to be operating a vehicle over three times the legal limit of alcohol.
Madsen was taken to the Marshall County Jail and booked for Operating a vehicle with a BAC of .15 or more and Operating a vehicle While Intoxicated Endangering and held on a $1,500 cash bond.
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