Moped Operator Charged With DWI

A Clayton man was arrested for allegedly driving while impaired near Cleveland High School Tuesday afternoon.

Just after 2:00pm, a deputy sheriff stopped the operator of a moped for a traffic violation on Polenta Road near the school.  The officer reported the driver failed a field sobriety test.

James Paul Phillips, 44, of Plantation Road, Clayton was charged with driving while impaired. A blood sample was taken from Phillips.

He was given a $1,000 bond on the charge.