Columbus police arrest two for driving intoxicated

Columbus police made two drunk driving arrests on Saturday.

Lt. Matt Harris, spokesman for the police department says that Saturday morning, police stopped an SUV that was without working taillights near 25th and Gilmore streets. The driver appeared intoxicated and the officer noticed the odor of alcohol.

21-year-old Brandon H. Robertson was found to allegedly have a blood alcohol level of .189, or more than twice the legal limit. He is facing a preliminary charge of operating a vehicle with a blood-alcohol content of  of .15% or greater with a previous conviction.

An Edinburgh man was arrested after witnesses allegedly saw him crashing into curbs and a median in a department store parking lot Saturday afternoon. Police located the vehicle on Cardinal Court, where officers saw the driver strike another vehicle, causing minor damage.

56-year-old James A. Foster allegedly told police that he had taken prescription medicine and he failed several field sobriety tests. He was arrested on a preliminary charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.