Winfield Man Charged with Alleged DUI

On December 28th, Oneida Police Officer Tony Jones received a call of a reckless driver operating a white Ford Ranger on Alberta Street.  Officer Jones located the vehicle and observed it turning southbound on Main Street.  Upon watching the vehicle for a short distance, Officer Jones noticed the driver, identified as Troy Henry, having issues maintaining his lane of travel by crossing the center lane twice and crossing the fog line twice in a distance of .5 miles.  Officer Jones conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle on Main Street by initiating blue lights.  When he made contact with Henry, he noticed on odor of alcohol about his presence and breath as well as an open glass container of Coors alcohol in the passenger side floor board of the vehicle.  Officer Jones asked Henry to conduct the field sobriety test and he agreed.  Henry was asked if he had any medical conditions that may hinder the tests and he stated he had four heart attacks.  Officer Jones asked Henry if he would like to remove his cowboy boots but he declined.  Before the sobriety test began, Henry stated that he had started drinking at 4:00 p.m. on December 27th, at the Broken Arrow in Winfield.  He also stated, “I know I’m drunk, but I’m not drunk.”  The sobriety test was conducted on Henry and he failed.  He was placed under arrest and charged with Driving Under the Influence and was asked for a breath sample in which he did agree to complete.  Henry was also charged with Open Container Law.  He was transported to the Scott County Justice Center for booking.