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Second Offense DUI
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By Major Christopher Kimmitz
May 29, 2023

A Stafford man is in jail after his arrest for DUI with a child in the vehicle on Sunday evening in North Stafford.

On May 28th at 8:04 p.m. deputies responded to a possible intoxicated driver in North Stafford operating a grey Ford Escape and transporting a child. Deputy S.T. Myers located the vehicle in the area of Rock Hill Church Road and the driver pulled into a driveway.

Deputy Myers made contact with the driver who acknowledged he pulled into the driveway because he thought he had been speeding. He was identified as a 39-year -old male and had bloodshot eyes and slurred speech.

Deputy K.L. Steffenhagen and Deputy D.S. Jett responded to assist with the DUI investigation and the driver was arrested. Deputies Jett and Myers cared for the child until a relative could respond. Meanwhile. Deputy Steffenhagen charged the driver with DUI second offense in five years with a child in the vehicle and felony child neglect. He was held without bond at the Rappahannock Regional Jail.

Drive sober or get pulled over.

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