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On January 18, 2018, Dep. Molitor responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 20000 block of Pt. Lookout Road, in Callaway; the reported at fault vehicle in the accident was in the process of fleeing the scene. Upon arrival, Dep. Molitor located the at fault vehicle disabled a short distance away from the scene.
Contact was made with the operator of the vehicle, Charles Ray McElhaney, age 62, of Tall Timbers. McElhaney was ultimately arrested for Driving Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol, and Driving While Impaired.
Inventory search of McElhaney’s vehicle was conducted prior to it being towed from the scene; a handgun was located under the passenger seat of the vehicle; ammunition was located inside the vehicle as well, and an open bottle of whiskey was also found in the vehicle.
McElhaney was additionally charged with Carrying a Handgun in a Vehicle. CASE# 3140-18/3142-18