McMinnville, Oregon man charged with DUI twice in one day

Seattle’s KOMONews.com reports that a McMinnville, Oregon man, Carl Elton Reeves, age 52, of Salem, was arrested on suspicion of a driving under the influence (DUI) offense twice on the same day.

According to the report, the first time police stopped Reeves was at a 11am after he ran a red light. His blood alcohol content (BAC) at the time was measured at .26%. In Washington State, 0.08% is the legal limit.

Later in the day, a tow company released Reeves’ truck to another person who then switched seats with Reeves. A towing company employee informed police that Reeves was driving and so the police followed Reeves to a liquor store and, when he committed another traffic infraction, he was again arrested for DUI. This time, his BAC was measured at .20%.

Reeves is in currently in jail waiting for arraignment. His bail is $6,250.


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