Brazil Woman Arrested for DUI with Child in the Vehicle

Vigo County – October 15, 2020, at approximately 6:50 p.m., Hollie Tingle, age 26, of Brazil, IN, was stopped for left of center, near south 7th Street and Harrison Street, by Trooper Andrew Mattern.  Further investigation by Trooper Mattern revealed that Tingle was under the influence of a controlled substance.  During a consent search of Tingle’s vehicle, marijuana and paraphernalia was discovered.  An eight-year-old was with Tingle in the vehicle.  The Vigo County Department of Child Services was contacted, and the child was turned over to a family member.  Tingle submitted to a certified chemical test and failed.  Tingle was taken into custody and transported to the Vigo County Jail.

Arrested and Charges:  Hollie Tingle, 26, Brazil, IN

  • Operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a passenger less than 18 years of age, Class 6 Felony
  • Neglect of dependent, Class 6 Felony
  • Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, Class C Misdemeanor
  • Operating a vehicle with a Schedule I or II substance in the body, Class A Misdemeanor
  • Possession of marijuana, Class B Misdemeanor
  • Possession of paraphernalia, Class C Misdemeanor
  • Operating a vehicle without ever obtaining a license, Class C Misdemeanor

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Photo:  Hollie Tingle

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