Indianapolis man arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated, battery

Bartholomew County Sheriff’s deputies arrested an Indianapolis man after he was accused of rear-ending a vehicle with his truck in the area of Heflin Park west of Taylorsville and then hitting the driver before leaving.

Deputies were sent to a gas station on U.S. 31 at about 7:33 p.m. Sunday about a disturbance, deputies said. Deputy Adam Warner asked Lt. John Martoccia to check Heflin Park for a driver who rear-ended another vehicle and battered that vehicle’s driver before leaving.

Martoccia found the truck driven by William Snow, 63, parked in the area and the truck had paint transfer from the car that was hit, deputies said.

Snow told deputies he left the area after striking the car and that he had been drinking all day, deputies said.

Snow’s blood alcohol contest tested at .203 percent, more than double the legal limit, deputies said. He was taken to Columbus Regional Hospital for a blood test, deputies said.

Snow was arrested on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, battery and leaving the scene of an accident with damage to a vehicle, according to jail records. He was released from the Bartholomew County Jail after posting $11,000 bond, jail officials said.