Monday 6 May 2013

4 Cited For Drinking

Posted at 5:05 AM

Four Merrill residents were cited on Saturday morning after and off duty Lincoln County Deputy checked on a suspicious vehicle Saturday morning.

The Deputy was at a gas station in the Town of Scott just before 11:00 AM when he noticed an occupant of the car gassing up next to him was drinking a can of beer. Two on duty Deputies soon arrived and the occupants of the vehicle were interviewed. A 19 year old Merrill woman and a 15 year old Merrill girl were both cited for underage drinking, a 23 year old Merrill man was cited for having an open intoxicant in a motor vehicle and the driver, a 19 year old Merrill man, was taken into custody for violating the state’s absolute sobriety law while driving with a minor passenger. The underage passenger was released to a parent while the 19 year old driver was brought to the Lincoln County Jail before being released to a responsible party


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