Court Case Update

Case# 18SR-CR00267

Count I-class E felony driving while intoxicated-persistent offender

11/5/18-Defendant Sentenced
Court enters Plea, Finding of Guilt, Sentence and Judgment
Court grants Suspended Imposition of Sentence
Defendant placed on supervised probation for 5 years

Oster, Nathaniel
Age: 40  
City: St. Joseph  
Incident Date: 2018-04-17  
Arrest Date: 2018-10-02  
Additional Information

The warrant comes after St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to a suspicious vehicle sitting in a driveway on April 17, 2018. Deputies went up to the vehicle and found the driver asleep at the wheel with the vehicle running. The deputies could see an open 12 pack of beer between the driver and passenger seat. When deputies spoke with Oster they could smell the strong odor of intoxicants. Oster admitted to drinking. When asked if he would participate in a field sobriety test, he stated he would rather skip straight to the breath test. Oster blood alcohol count was .217, more than two and a half times the legal limit.

News Links
The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office  News Release Oct. 1-8, 2018
St. Clair County Sheriff's Office