Pendleton Man Arrested For Suspicion Of DUI

A Pendleton man responsible for a drunken driving incident that paralyzed an Indianapolis police officer in 2012 has been arrested again on suspicion of impaired driving. 29-year-old Jerrel L. Watkins was arrested after police found him about to start his car and acting intoxicated in the parking lot of a gas station on West Indiana 38. According to prison records, Watkins was released in November after serving three years for the 2012 crash that left Indianapolis policeman Santos Cortez partially paralyzed.

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