Norfolk man arrested on several charges after traffic stop
NORFOLK, Neb. -- Norfolk Police said they conducted a traffic stop on a car that was speeding which led to an arrest.
Officials said around 12:00 a.m., an NPD officer had contact with the driver, 44-year-old Robert Baker, speeding in the 1000 block of Riverside Boulevard.
NPD said the officer saw an ignition interlock device inside the vehicle that was not in operation.
According to authorities, Baker was taken into custody for driving without an interlock device, as he is required to use due to previous driving under the influence convictions.
NPD said in a search of the vehicle, officers recovered alcohol bottles from under the seat.
Officials said once at the city jail, officers could smell alcohol coming from him. He was asked to perform field sobriety maneuvers and submit to a chemical test
of his breath, in which he refused.
NPD said Baker was then additionally arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol fifth-offense, driving during 15-year revocation, refusal to submit to a preliminary breath test, and refusal to submit to a chemical breath test.
Officials said he was housed in the Norfolk City Jail and later transferred to the
Madison County Jail.