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Saturday, April 9, 2016

South Dakota Woman Gets 5-Year Sentence for Inhalant Arrest

A South Dakota woman involved in a high-speed chase from the police while intoxicated on computer duster was sentenced to five years in jail. After hitting several trees and nearly hitting an oncoming driver at speeds up to 91 mph, the woman was finally apprehended by police, at which point she bit the officers as they handcuffed her. The officers reported she was so intoxicated that she could hardly sit up. Police also reported that they had seen her inhaling from the can of duster prior to the collisions with trees and driving off the road. Given her history of 5 previous DUI offenses and potential to repeat, the judge ruled that she be given five years in jail.

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