Monday, December 06, 2021
WCSO: Impaired Driver Found Asleep At The Wheel

WCSO: Impaired Driver Found Asleep At The Wheel

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says it received information from Lenoir County on a possible intoxicated driver heading into Wayne County on Tuesday. Deputies located the vehicle stopped in the middle of a roadway with the driver passed out in the driver’s seat.  A field sobriety test was administered, and the driver, 25-year-old Eduardo Villagran-Rubio of La Grange, was arrested for DWI.  Controlled substances were also reportedly found in Villagran-Rubio’s vehicle.  He is charged with:

  • Felony Maintaining a Vehicle for the Use of Controlled Substances
  • Felony Possession of Cocaine
  • Simple Possession of a Schedule IV Controlled Substance
  • Simple Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia
  • Driving While Impaired
  • Felony Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance (Warrant)
  • Simple Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance (Warrant)
  • Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia (Warrant)

Villagran-Rubio was placed into the Wayne County Jail under a $16,000 secured bond.

 

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