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Intoxicated driver arrests in Shelby County


August 10th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Police in Harlan say two people were arrested Saturday on OWI charges. 49-year old Bruce Coenen, of Harlan, was taken into custody following a traffic stop. He was charged with Operating a motor vehicle While Intoxicated, 2nd offense.

And, 49-year old John Piper, of Defiance, was arrested after the Harlan P-D received a 9-1-1 call regarding a possibly intoxicated driver. Officials say Piper was taken into custody on a charges of OWI, Failure to have a Valid Driver’s License, and Open Container.