Last Friday, County Police arrested a LaPaz woman for Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated with a BAC of 15% or more.
On November 15th, around 11:20 at night, Officer Ayala with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to the area of Michigan and 1st Roads in LaPaz for a vehicle that was off the roadway. When he arrived on scene, he located the driver, 62 year old Manda Albert of LaPaz.
Officer Ayala offered Manda Albert Standardized Field Sobriety Testing. Following the testing Albert was transported to the Plymouth Hospital for a chemical test. Results of the test later indicated that she was almost three times the legal limit for alcohol.
Manda Albert was transported to the Marshall County Jail and booked in for, Operating a Motor Vehicle while intoxicated .15% or higher. She was held on a cash bond of $1500 and given a December 3rd court date in Marshall County Superior Court II. Albert bonded out at 2:40 p.m. on November 16th.
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