The Crawford County Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest of Adam J. Britt, age 40, of De Soto. Britt was placed under arrest for third offense OWI (operating a motor vehicle while under the influence). He was also issued citations for speeding and operating a motor vehicle without insurance.
On Aug. 4, at approximately 10:50 p.m. a Crawford County Deputy clocked Britt traveling 98 mph, in a 55 mph zone, on Hwy. 35, just south of Hwy. 82, in the town of Freeman.
During the traffic stop, the deputy observed signs of alcohol related impairment and asked Britt to exit the vehicle to perform standardized field sobriety tests. Based on the performance of those tests, Britt was placed under arrest and transported to the Crawford County Jail.