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Union County Sheriff

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 7:48 a.m. CST

George Ryan Scroggie, 23, of Afton was charged with operating while intoxicated 4 p.m. Thursday.

According to a Union County Sheriff report, a report was received 2:55 p.m. Thursday of a vehicle swerving on the road. The vehicle was stopped at the intersection of Highways 34 and 169. Scroggie had an odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from him, slurred speech and bloodshot, watery eyes. Scroggie submitted to a preliminary breath test, which indicated an alcohol concentration of more than .08. He also submitted to a breath test on the Datamaster, which indicated a blood alcohol content of .259.

Scroggie was released on $1,000 bond.

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