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Woman Jailed For DWI Following Minor Crash

A 22-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was jailed for DWI following a crash early Friday morning, according to arrest reports.

Sulphur Springs Police contacted the woman in connection with a minor crash reported around 12:20 a.m. April 2, 2021, on North Davis Street at Atkins Street. Officers reported smelling alcohol on the woman, who allegedly admitted to consuming four alcoholic beverages at a local bar about an hour before. She had reportedly thrown up on the ground behind her vehicle, a Hyundai Elantra. She was alleged had glassy eyes and was to be unsteady on her feet to the point she was swaying, police alleged.

The officer determined the 22-year-old to be be intoxicated based on her inability to successfully perform standard field sobriety tests. Police took her into custody. She agreed to provide a blood sample, which was taken at the local hospital. The Sulphur Springs woman was then jailed for DWI, according to arrest reports. She was released from jail later Friday, April 2, 2021, on a $1,000 bond on the Class B misdemeanor drunk driving charge.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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