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Driver facing multiple charges after allegedly threatening to kill deputy

Early Saturday morning a man was arrested on multiple charges after allegedly crashing his car and threatening to kill an Elkhart County Sheriff's deputy.

Around 1 a.m. Saturday, deputies say 51-year-old Robert Fidler crashed his 1999 Ford Mustang in the area of SR 19 and SR 119, then left the scene.

Fidler was located in the area of SR19 and CR42 after his car was no longer drivable, according to deputies.

Fidler failed sobriety tests and refused a certified chemical test, according to deputies.

He also allegedly threatened to kill a deputy.

Fidler was arrested on preliminary charges of operating while intoxicated, leaving the scene of a property damage crash and intimidation.

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