BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Deputies with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office recently responded to crash involving a 2018 Chevrolet Impala on Comite Dr.

A little after 10:30 p.m., on Friday, November 11, the responding deputies found that the vehicle had run “into a large steal fence pole,” according to the affidavit.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Germaine Jacobs, 49, of Zachary.

According to the affidavit, “it appeared the vehicle was traveling north on Foster Rd., went through the stop sign of Comite Dr., crossed over all lanes of Comite Dr., and struck the steal pole.”

EMS treated the driver at the scene.

A search of the vehicle uncovered the items listed below:

  • Several open 12 ounce glass bottles of Corona beer
  • Six pack holder of Corona beer sans four bottles
  • Plastic cup with red liquid in it
  • Half-empty bottle of Port Wine

Jacobs was taken to a local hospital and because of that, he did not take part in any Standardized Field Sobriety Tests.

One of the responding deputies located Jacobs at the hospital.

The affidavit states that the deputy “detected an odor of an unknown alcoholic beverage coming from Jacobs breath and person while he was in close proximity to him.”

No chemical breath test was administered but Jacobs did allow for a blood sample to be taken at the hospital.

The Zachary man was released from the hospital and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on Saturday, November 12.

The 49-year-old was charged with the crimes listed below:

  • Operating while intoxicated; first offense
  • Reckless Operation Of A Vehicle
  • Possession Alcohol in Vehicle

Jacobs was released from prison on the same day of his arrest.