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Monroe County Sheriff's deputies arrest officer for OWI, resisting

The driver, 38-year-old Brian J. Hedger of Plainfield, told deputies he is an officer with the Cadiz Police Department.
Credit: Monroe County Sheriff's Office
Brian J. Hedger

MONROE COUNTY, Indiana — A Henry County police officer is facing some serious charges after an arrest Monday morning. 

Around 2 a.m., Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called about a Dodge Charger on I-69 speeding and swerving.

Deputies were able to track the car down and stop it near the Kinser Pike overpass.

The driver, 38-year-old Brian J. Hedger of Plainfield, told deputies he is an officer with the Cadiz Police Department.

Deputies began checking for intoxication and got a warrant for a blood draw. They are waiting on the results of that.

Hedger was arrested on the following charges:

  • Operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a previous conviction, as a level 6 felony
  • Resisting law enforcement, as a class A misdemeanor

Police did not specify how Hedger allegedly resisted law enforcement.

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