Uber Driver Arrested for OWI

Jordan Lettow, arrested for driving an Uber vehicle while intoxicated. (Des Moines Register)

Jordan Lettow, arrested for driving an Uber vehicle while intoxicated. (Des Moines Register)

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  An Uber driver was arrested Thursday for operating while intoxicated.

According to police, Jordan Robert Lettow was driving the wrong direction on 2nd Avenue with a passenger in the backseat.

The police report stated Lettow said he had two drinks during dinner earlier in the night. Police say Lettow refused to take a breath test and was placed under arrest after other sobriety tests.

While searching the car, police found two unopened bottles of alcohol and a box of methamphetamine.

Lettow has since been released from the Polk County Jail.