Citizen Complaints Lead to Francesville Bar Arrest


Individuals at a bar in Francesville Saturday night say the establishment was serving alcohol to intoxicated patrons..

The Indiana State Excise Police responded to Charlie’s Old Corral in the 100 block of Bill Street. Officers began investigating the complaints after arriving on the scene around 7:45 p.m.

According to the ISEP, 44-year-old Andrew Burns was arrested on preliminary charges of public intoxication. That’s after, police say, he was allegedly being over served alcoholic beverages at the location.

Officers transported Burns to Pulaski Memorial Hospital to have his blood drawn. A press release indicates that Burns had a blood alcohol content of .314. He was eventually cleared by medical staff and taken to the Pulaski County Jail.

As part of the incident, the bar was given administrative violations – which include the sale of alcohol to an intoxicated person.