Driver arrested after Sunday morning chase

A police chase early Sunday morning led to the arrest of a Columbus man.

According to Columbus Police Department reports, officers were notified of a possibly intoxicated driver in the south parking lot of Nexus Park at about 2 a.m. Sunday morning. When officers arrived, the driver sped away, eventually driving the wrong way down Caldwell Place. Police soon lost track of the vehicle and called off the pursuit.

Bartholomew County deputies found the vehicle at Pence Place Apartments. Police say that the driver, 28-year-old Marcos A. Maravilla Grimaldo had bloodshot and glassy eyes and the strong odor of alcohol on his breath.

Marcos failed field sobriety tests and tested at a blood alcohol level of .131%. He is facing preliminary charges of resisting law enforcement in a vehicle and operating a vehicle while intoxicated with endangerment.