Alpena Township, Mich. — Michigan State Police Alpena troopers arrested a 33–year–old Ossineke woman for driving while intoxicated and possession of a controlled substance earlier this month.
Troopers were conducting a traffic stop on us–23 near Cranberry Lane in Alpena Township when a car sped past without slowing down or moving over. That’s when MSP pursued the car and pulled over 33–year–old Kari Ballard.
Following a road side investigation, they arrested Ballard for operating while intoxicated. She was taken to jail where pills suspected to be a controlled substance were discovered on her.
Ballard was formally charged with Operating While Intoxicated, Possession of a Controlled Substance/Analogue, and Operating Without a License. She was arraigned on February 7 and had her pre–trial hearing yesterday.