Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A Colorado man was arrested over the weekend on weapons and impairment charges after state troopers were tipped off from a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately, or REDDI, report.
Troopers received the report Saturday afternoon near Mile 186 of the Glenn Highway.
A trooper investigation revealed that 47year old Edward Wheeler, of Colorado, was impaired.
He was placed under arrest, troopers say he refused to provide a breath sample.
Further investigation revealed Wheeler was a felon and on probation out of Colorado for a weapons offense.
During the contact, the trooper dispatch says that he had a loaded revolver between the driver’s seat and center console.
Wheeler was charged with DUI, Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test, as well as Misconduct Involving Weapons in the 3rd and 4th Degree.
He was transported and remanded to Mat-Su Pretrial Facility with bail set at $100,000 Cash/Appearance and $4,000 Cash/Performance.