Crash leads to 9th drunk driving arrest for Ohio man

Jason Gray
Mug shot of Jason Gray provided by the Mercer County, Ohio Sheriff's Dept.

CELINA, Ohio (WANE)  A Celina, Ohio man returned a .212 blood alcohol reading when tested by police after he crashed into a parked car early Saturday evening.

Jason Gray, 35, was arrested on a charge of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated.  It was the ninth time he’s faced such a charge.

According to a press release issued by the Celina Police Department, Gray was driving his 1988 Chevy Monte Carlo at around 9:40 pm when he hit the parked car on North Lake Street.  Gray wasn’t injured, however a Doberman Pinscher also in the car suffered a head laceration. Gray’s car was heavily damaged, while the parked car received moderate damage.

Gray was taken to jail and his case is now being reviewed by the Mercer County prosecutor. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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