06-02-11 Illegal turn leads to felony DUI arrest; daily
Arrested: Mark T. Johnson, 50, Boise
Charges:Driving Under the Influence
(DUI)(F), Driving Without Privileges (DWP)(m)
Boise Police observed a vehicle perform an illegal
lane change last night, June 1st, at approximately 7:30 p.m.
Officers stopped the driver at State and 15th. The suspect,
who appeared to be very intoxicated at the time, failed several
field sobriety tests and a blood draw was performed for later
evidentiary testing. A check through Ada County records indicated
the suspect had 2 prior convictions for DUI making this charge
a felony. Records also indicated the suspect was currently
suspended due to a previous DUI conviction resulting in the driving
without privileges charge. The suspect was booked at the Ada County
Jail on the above listed charges.
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