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Wall pleads guilty to DUIs

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POLSON — A Polson woman was committed at District Court in Polson on Dec. 7 to the Montana Department of Corrections for a total of 15 years with all that time suspended for felony DUI’s number six and seven. Marcia Rose Wall, 59, pleaded guilty to the charges during an earlier court appearance.

According to court records on Jan. 29 Lake County emergency dispatchers took numerous reports of a possibly impaired driver in a Toyota Rav4 on U.S. Highway 93 between Ravalli and St. Ignatius. The calls led to a traffic stop on the Rav4. Wall was identified as the driver. She had a blood alcohol content of .274 and was arrested. Then on April 8, an employee at the Polson Liquor store reported to law enforcement that an intoxicated woman had just left the store in a Toyota Rav4. Polson Police located the Toyota Rav4 a short distance away and initiated a traffic stop. Officers identified Wall as the driver. The bumper of the Toyota Rav4 was pressed up against the bumper of the vehicle in front of it. The officers could see a bottle of vodka on the floor in the back of the vehicle and a box of wine on the back seat. The court records didn’t cite a blood alcohol content. DUI number six was pending when the April 8 incident occurred.

In addition to the 15 year suspended sentence, Judge Molly Owen ordered Wall to be accepted to and successfully complete the Lake County Drug Court.

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