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Woodbury Man Faces 5th DWI Charge

Jon Timothy Almquist, 38, was arrested March 8; police tracked him from a gas station car wash.

A Woodbury man faces up to seven years in prison and a $14,000 fine on a DWI charge, his fifth since 2002.

Jon Timothy Almquist, 38, was arrested during the early morning hours of March 8 and later registered a .19 in an alcohol-concentration sample.

According to the criminal complaint:

Employees at noticed that a man, later identified as Almquist, was having trouble pumping gas, slurred his speech at the register and wasn’t walking in a straight line.

An officer was dispatched to the Woodlane Drive gas station and learned the man was in a large SUV that was in the car wash.

The driver left the car wash and later failed to signal a turn at Guider Drive. He was pulled over and showed signs of intoxication.

Almquist registered a .171 on a preliminary breath test, but it went up to .19 on a later test at the Woodbury .

A check of state criminal records shows that Almquist was charged for DWI:

  • in Dakota County in 2002;
  • in Hennepin County in 2004;
  • in Dakota County in 2005; and
  • in Dakota County in 2007.

He also been previously charged with disorderly conduct and driving after revocation.

 

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Alex May 30, 2012 at 05:00 PM
He's been caught 5 times, how many hundreds of times was he not caught while driving loaded?

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