Clark County man accused of impaired driving for eighth time

SPRINGFIELD — A 40-year-old Clark County man is being charged for impaired driving for the eighth time.

Travis Lee Newman Delpinal, whose last known address is listed in court records as the 2200 block of Old Selma Road, was taken into custody early Wednesday morning by Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers who had been called to assist Springfield police with a man found passed out behind the steering wheel on Henry Street in Springfield.

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He displayed signs of impairment and was arrested on a charge of OVI and taken to the Clark County Jail, according to the state patrol.

According to a check of Clark County court records, Delpinal has been convicted on OVI charges in 2000, 2005, 2009, 2010 and 2015. Two of those OVI convictions were felonies, according to the state patrol.

Ohio motorists are encouraged to contact the state patrol at #677 to report impaired drivers.

We’re working to learn more about Delpinal and we’ll update this report.