Two-vehicle crash leads to DWI charges

Deputies with the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to US Hwy. 80 at Gahagan Road in reference to a two-vehicle crash.

When police arrived, they made contact with one of the drivers, Mike Davis, 58, of Lewiston, Idaho. Davis told the officers his vehicle slid and hit the other vehicle in the crash. Davis also informed them that he did not have a driver’s license.

While officers were gathering information, they smelled alcohol on his breath and saw that Davis was unsteady on his feet. A standard field sobriety test was conducted, and then Davis was placed under arrest and transported to the Lincoln Parish Detention Center.

Davis’s blood alcohol content was .204g%. He was booked at LPDC for DWI, first offense; no drivers’ license and careless operation. Bond was set at $1,500.

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