Two men were arrested in Columbus over the weekend on drunk driving charges, only about 90 minutes apart.
Police are reporting that the first incident happened at about 11 p.m. Friday night when police received reports of an erratic driver who struck a curb near 25th Street and Eastbrook Plaza. 51-year-old Shawn E. Holwadel of Columbus was slurring his speech and unsteady on his feet when police stopped the vehicle. He was arrested on a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a previous conviction.
At about 12:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, police were called to an accident with minor injuries at 25th Street and Taylor Road. One of the drivers, 45-year-old Jason M. Berry of Columbus was slurring his speech and had poor balance. He was found to have a blood alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit, police report, and he was arrested on a preliminary charge of operating a vehicle under the influence.