Traffic stop in Lenox results in OWI arrest

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May 7th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

A traffic stop for an equipment violation Monday night in Lenox resulted in the arrest of an alleged drunken driver.

Jeffrey Luft

According to the Lenox Police Department, a vehicle driven by 33-year old Jeffrey Luft, of Sharpsburg, was pulled over a little after 9-p.m. Monday, on Van Buren Street.

The officer determined Luft had been drinking and performed sobriety tests. The man was subsequently arrested and transported to the Taylor County Sheriffs office where a breath test indicated a Blood Alcohol Content of .195, or more than twice the legal limit. Luft was charged with OWI-2nd offense and transported to the Ringgold county jail.