L.D.W.F. AGENTS ARREST LASALLE PARISH WOMAN FOR DWI

Release Date: 08/01/2006

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents arrested a LaSalle Parish woman for DWI on the evening of July 23, on Lake Darbonne in Union Parish. 


Agents stopped Shelly M. Jones, 30, of Olla, after they observed the personal watercraft she was operating did not have boat registration numbers displayed.  After making contact with Jones, agents detected a strong smell of alcohol coming from Jones and noticed she had slurred speech.  Field sobriety tests were administered and Jones was arrested for operating a vessel while under the influence of alcohol.  She was transported to the Union Parish Detention Center where she was booked for DWI first offense.


The penalty for DWI first offense is a fine from $300 to $1,000 and jail time between 10 days and six months.


Agents involved in the case were Sgt. Lane Kincaid and Senior Agent Scott Jeansonne.


For more information, contact Lt. Col. Keith LaCaze at 225-765-2988 or klacaze@wlf.louisiana.gov.
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