Marion County Deputies pulled over a driver Sunday, March 7, 2010 after they witnessed the driver of the vehicle speeding and weaving in and out of traffic with his son in the car. Deputies report that Anthony Earl Siple’s Honda Sunday night on suspicion of drunken driving. Marion County deputies report that Mr. Siple and followed him at 70 mph in a 55 mph zone for more than a mile with her lights on before he pulled over.
In the vehicle with Mr. Siple was his 12 year old son in the passenger seat. According to deputies, Siple had a smell of alcohol and red and watery eyes. Siple failed the walk and turn, one-leg stand and finger to the nose field sobriety tests, the deputy said. During the alphabet test, the man stopped at the letter “H.”
Siple was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and child abuse and neglect and was taken to the Marion County Jail, where a breathalyzer revealed Siple’s blood-alcohol content to be .292, deputies said. The boy was released to a relative could not finish, the deputy said.
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