Police said an
man got drunk and wrecked a car he was supposed to be working on. Iowa City
According to Johnson County Sheriff’s Office criminal complaints, Jacob R. Stein, 31, was involved in a single-car rollover on Interstate 80. Police said Stein had driven a 2002 Jaguar from the Wildwood Bar and Saloon on Herbert Hoover Highway and then wrecked the car.
Police said Stein provided a weak preliminary breath test of .120 blood-alcohol content at the scene of the crash. A blood test at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics showed his blood-alcohol content was actually .240, three times the legal limit to operate a motor vehicle in Iowa.
Stein was arrested and charged with drunken driving and operating a vehicle without the owners consent..