Muncie man accused of threatening officer after public intoxication arrest

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Gerald Everette Mooneyhan II

MUNCIE – A Muncie man faces multiple charges after police tracked down a car that had been reported stolen.

A police officer saw the car pull into Village Pantry, 603 W. Jackson St., around 1:10 a.m. Tuesday.

The driver, 26-year-old Gerald Everette Mooneyhan II, told police he’d recently sold the vehicle but took it back when the buyer stopped making payments, according to the Muncie Star Press. The car was still registered to Mooneyhan, records showed.

Police said Mooneyhan smelled like alcohol; a breath test measured his blood-alcohol content at 0.127, over the state’s legal limit of .08.

After being arrested and placed in a squad car, Mooneyhan continually banged his head on the window and screamed, police said.

At the jail, Mooneyhan told the officer he would “remember” the encounter. Preliminary charges against him include intimidation, public intoxication and disorderly conduct.

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