Trafalgar man arrested for OWI after crashing into tree

(Provided Photo/Johnson County Sheriff)

JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — A 23-year-old Johnson County man was arrested Monday after crashing his vehicle into a tree and telling investigators, “I have been drinking. Do what you must,” according to police reports.

Shawn Dugger. (Provided Photo/Johnson County Sheriff)
Shawn Dugger. (Provided Photo/Johnson County Sheriff)

Shawn Dugger’s vehicle was badly damaged after he lost control while on State Road 44 and crashed it into a tree. He refused medical treatment and was outside of the vehicle when officers arrived.

Dugger admitted he had been drinking whiskey and tested at nearly three times the legal limit to be driving.

He was arrested on a preliminary charge of operating while intoxicated. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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