Timothy Ohlman of Mehlville is charged with DWI as a chronic offender, a class B felony.
A Mehlville man faces his fifth driving while intoxicated charge after being stopped April 17 at Lemay Ferry Road and South Lindbergh Blvd. Timothy Ohlman, 51, of the 4500 block of Evergreen Lane, was charged with DWI as a chronic offender, a class B felony. St. Louis County Police said an officer pulled Ohlman’s car over because he failed to stay in one lane and was driving erratically. The officer said Ohlman’s speech was slurred, he smelled strongly of alcohol, swayed when he walked and showed other signs of being drunk. Police said Ohlman failed a sobriety test, was arrested and refused a Breathalyzer test. Ohlman has four previous DWI convictions. He was convicted of DWI once each in 2004 and 1997 and twice in 2000. Ohlman is being …
The Lemay man, who had crashed into a telephone pole, had four previous alcohol-related driving convictions.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Scott
Wednesday, February 13
A man who crashed into a telephone pole in the Lemay area admitted to St. Louis County police officers that he’d been drinking. “(Expletive), I’ve been drinking since 9 a.m.,” the man told officers, according to a police report. Joel Perrin, 44, of the 9900 block of Brook Avenue in Lemay, was charged Tuesday with driving while intoxicated as a chronic offender, a class B felony. St. Louis County Police responded to an accident in which Perrin hit a telephone in the 300 block of Arlee Avenue West at 1:29 a.m. April 25. Officers said they noticed a strong odor of alcohol and said Perrin had bloodshot, watery eyes. A blood sample showed Perrin’s blood-alcohol content was at 0.282 percent, police said. Perrin was taken to the hospital as a …