A Port Townsend man was arrested Sunday morning after this rollover wreck on state Highway 20 near Chimacum. (Washington State Patrol)

A Port Townsend man was arrested Sunday morning after this rollover wreck on state Highway 20 near Chimacum. (Washington State Patrol)

Man arrested for investigation of drunken driving after rolling vehicle near Chimacum

CHIMACUM — A 40-year-old Port Townsend man suspected of driving drunk was arrested Sunday morning after he fell asleep and rolled his vehicle on state Highway 20 near Chimacum, according to the State Patrol.

Brian Allen Morford remained held in the Jefferson County jail Sunday afternoon for investigation of driving under the influence of alcohol. There were no injuries in the single-vehicle wreck.

Trooper Chelsea Hodgson said the wreck was first reported at about 7:38 a.m. Sunday. Morford was traveling east about half a mile west of Anderson Lake Road when he fell asleep and rolled the Ford Ranger pickup down a “deep” ditch, she said.

The truck rolled out of the ditch and landed in the eastbound land of Highway 20.

________

Reporter Jesse Major can be reached at 360-452-2345, ext. 56250, or at jmajor@peninsula dailynews.com.

More in Crime

Trial dates set in Sequim home invasion case

Sheriff’s office says actions tied to drug trafficking

Mental health court sought in bus case

Woman charged with theft of a transit vehicle

Port Angeles man faces six felonies for child sex offenses

Documents: Communication continued after protection order served

Arraignment set for Forks man charged with assault

Infant had brain bleed, fractured femur and ribs, sheriff’s office says

Girl released from hospital after being struck by bullet

Report: Father pointed gun and pulled trigger

Home invasion suspect arrested in Port Angeles

A 61-year-old Port Angeles man was arrested on investigation… Continue reading

Man wields machete in Port Angeles road rage incident

Police: Lee punches driver, breaks window of another vehicle

Sequim woman arrested for animal cruelty

Charges still pending from similar incident in 2022

Fourth arrest made in Sequim home invasion robbery

Sheriff’s office says Blake directed three others

Sequim man arrested on child molestation

Iliff, 83, previously pleaded guilty to communication with minor

Man arrested on investigation of assault of a infant

A Forks man has been arrested on investigation of second-degree… Continue reading

Three men arrested for Sequim home invasion robbery

Suspects allegedly held three victims by gunpoint