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Cheyenne man faces DUI, drug charges after leaving scene of a crash

A Cheyenne man is charged with DUI and drug possession charges after he crashed his vehicle on Happy Jack Road.

Courtesy of Cheyenne Police Department, Facebook

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A 28-year-old Cheyenne man is facing multiple charges after a Monday evening crash on Happy Jack Road.

Cheyenne police say they were called to a crash with injuries around 20 WYO 210, where they found a vehicle had run off the road and crashed into a fence. When police arrived, no one was at the scene. Officers said they found the driver in a nearby home, and the vehicle was registered to him.

The man returned to the officer’s vehicle, where he completed field sobriety tests. After seeing some signs of impairment, the officer asked him to undergo a chemical test and the man refused, police said. He was taken to the hospital, where police were granted a search warrant and a blood test was taken.

The man faces four misdemeanors, including a first offense DUI: controlled substance, interference with a peace officer, leaving the scene of an accident with damage to property and possession of a controlled substance: 3/10 gram or less.