The following report appeared in the most recently released crime blotter by the Belleville Police Department:
7:54 p.m. TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-FELONY REVOKED/D.U.I. - S. 16th Street at Bunsen Avenue. A witness reported an accident in which the driver exited the vehicle and left the scene on foot. The witness followed while advising dispatchers of his location. Responding officers arrested the driver, a 35-year-old male, and transported him to headquarters. The driver appeared to be intoxicated and failed field sobriety tests. The driver was processed and held pending felony charges.
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