CASPER, Wyo. — Police say that a man was arrested and recommended for a fourth charge of Driving While Under the Influence, in a span of ten years, following a traffic crash on I-25.
Jordan Ryan Farley, age 29, was arrested the night of February 2nd, following an investigation by the Wyoming Highway Patrol. Farley was booked into jail on recommended charges of Public Intoxication, Driving While Under the Influence- Forth Charge in Ten Years, Driving While Under Suspension, Reckless Driving, Property Destruction, and Giving False Accident Info.
Troopers say that they responded to mile marker 185 of northbound I-25, just after 9:00 pm, February 2, for a reported crash between two vehicles, where one of the vehicles had rolled over.
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Troopers say they arrived to find extensive damage to two vehicles, with the driver of one vehicle being checked out by rescue workers in an ambulance. The driver of the other vehicle had allegedly left the area on foot.
An affidavit filed in the case says that witnesses told law enforcement that the other driver had appeared intoxicated and had smelled of alcohol.
During an investigation, Troopers say that the owner of the empty vehicle was contacted, and they said they had been at a Casper area hotel all night. They told investigators that the vehicle had been loaned to Farley.
The affidavit says that Troopers discovered that Farley had been arrested by the Casper Police Department on a recommended charge of Public Intoxication, near North Elk Street in Casper.
Farley had allegedly been found on the porch of a home on North Elk Street. Police officer say that the suspect appeared very intoxicated.
Troopers spoke with Farley at the Natrona County Detention Center. He denied that he had been involved in a crash, and told officers that he had used the vehicle to go to the bar and then to a friend’s house.
It is noted by WHP officials that Farley had “injuries consistent with being in a crash.”
The additional charges were recommended, while Farley was in custody at the Natrona County Detention Center.
All of those cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Charges are subject to change following official filings from the Natrona County District Attorney’s Office.