FARMINGTON, N.M. (WR) — A Kirtland man is accused of driving impaired for the 14th time after being pulled over just lately with a 30-pack of beer in his car, authorities stated.
Farmington police stated 46-year-old Anthony Chee is dealing with a felony rely of aggravated DWI.
He’s additionally dealing with a misdemeanor rely of driving whereas license revoked and misdemeanor counts of failure to take care of site visitors lane, improper turning at intersection and no seat belts.
Police say Chee was arrested within the early morning hours of Aug. 1 after reportedly driving within the improper lane and struggling to remain contained in the traces.
The arresting officer reported seeing a number of crushed beer cans within the mattress of Chee’s pickup truck and a 30 pack within the rear seat and smelling the sturdy odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the car.
A sobriety take a look at was carried out and Chee was arrested.
Chee has a preliminary listening to Wednesday in Farmington Justice of the Peace Court docket. It was unclear Sunday if he had a lawyer who can converse on his behalf.
Court docket paperwork present Chee’s first DWI conviction was in March 1992, the Farmington Each day Instances reported.
Chee was sentenced in July 2014 for his 13th DWI conviction to just about 4 years in jail with two years of parole.