Suspected drunk driver arrested in Coos County

BARVIEW, Ore. – The Coos County Sheriff’s Office says a man was arrested for drunk driving Sunday after speeding and crossing into oncoming traffic in Barview.

According to police, Heriberto Morado Ledesma, 36, was driving a red Nissan car when an officer saw him speeding and crossing lanes of traffic.

Deputies stopped Ledesma near Miluk Road, saying he showed signs of impairment.

An investigation revealed his Blood Alcohol Content was .19%.  The legal limit in the state of Oregon is .08 percent, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Heriberto was issued a citation for driving under the influence and released to a sober adult.

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Taylar Ansures is a producer and reporter for NBC5 News. Taylar is from Redding, California and went to California State University, Chico. After graduating, she joined KRCR News Channel 7 in Redding as a morning producer. She moved to Southern Oregon in 2022 to be closer to family and became KTVL News 10’s digital producer. Taylar is currently finishing her Master's Degree in Professional Creative Writing through the University of Denver. In her free time, Taylar frequents independent bookstores and explores hiking trails across Southern Oregon and Northern California.
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