Driver Arrested On Multiple Complaints Following Crash In Edmond

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 12:11 pm
By: News 9

A man was arrested on multiple drug complaints after authorities said he crashed into another vehicle while driving a stolen car in Edmond, Oklahoma, Monday morning.

According to the Oklahoma County Sheriff's office, at about 6:30 a.m., a deputy was in the area of W. Covell near N. Sooner Road when he noticed a driver weaving along the road. The deputy got behind the driver and was just about to pull the car over when the driver crossed the center line and hit a car traveling in the opposite direction.

The car that was hit by the suspect spun and rolled over on to its roof, according to the Sheriff's office. The deputy checked on both drivers, and soon after, emergency crews responded to the scene and helped them.

The driver who caused the crash, 18-year-old Zachary Rehm, admitted that he had attended a party earlier where he had smoked marijuana and methamphetamine, according to the Sheriff's office.

Inside the vehicle Rehm was driving, the deputy said he found a small amount of marijuana and 14 prescription pain pills. The deputy also discovered that the car Rehm was in had been reported stolen out of Oklahoma City.

Rehm was treated at a local hospital and eventually released. He was booked into the Oklahoma County jail on complaints of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, driving under the influence of drugs, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating a vehicle without a license, and possession of drugs without a valid prescription.

Rehm is currently being held on $5,500 bail.