Deputy arrested on drunk-driving charges

May 16, 2011

A Marion County sheriff's deputy was arrested over the weekend for driving drunk. Deputy Nathaniel Neal was pulled over on Interstate 465 northbound near I-69 early Sunday morning. State Police said Neal was driving his personal vehicle with a blood alcohol level of 0.15, nearly twice the legal limit of 0.08. Neal was released from jail on bond. His hearing is scheduled for June 2.