12-time OWI driver arrested again

12-time OWI driver arrested again

There are 70 comments on the WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan story from Dec 1, 2008, titled 12-time OWI driver arrested again. In it, WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan reports that:

A Wyoming man with 12 prior convictions for driving while intoxicated was arrested by Michigan State Police after a short pursuit in Wexford County.

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#62 Dec 2, 2008
I say make it illegal for him to won or purchase a car. Whoever sells him one should be help liable to. Make it so he can never drive no matter what. MAybe cut his hands off.
( just kidding on the last one)

Allegan, MI

#63 Dec 2, 2008
Just goes to show that the legal system is flawed.....its all about the money, legal fees etc......this situation will never happen again when a drunkard drives and kills someone who would be related to someone in state government.....for us pawns, it doesn't matter.....much

Allendale, MI

#65 Dec 2, 2008
on the fly wrote:
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Go sit in court for a few days.... it is a real eye opener...there are people out there with 20 or more offenses.... but they drop off after 7 years...the new law doesn't have a fourth offense.( if the laws and sentencing was followed it should be next to impossible to offend and get caught more than three times in seven years, due to the supposed sentences.)
An alcohol offense such as a DUI or OWI I didnt think ever "CAME OFF" your record. I think it drops after so many years, allowing you to not be considered a "High Risk" driver, but they ALWAYS remain in the State data base.(Or so I thought). Like if you were pulled over at 21 and received a DUI or OWI, obviously being your first offense, and then got pulled over again at 45 for a DUI or OWI, that would then be considered your 2nd offense? Right?? My boyfriend got one 2 years ago, and this is how we understood it. Luckily he has learned and WILL NOT drink and drive anymore!!

As for this idiot who was arrested 12 times, the News said he was stopped and arrested 8 times with a suspended/revoked license!! That alone should be enough to lock him up, not even mentioning the fact that he was drunk as well.
Forest Gump

United States

#66 Dec 2, 2008
Why is this guy called an Owl driver? Does he drive with his eyes shut?

Sparta, MI

#67 Dec 2, 2008
pheileenluv wrote:
This individual needs some serious detoxing and license permanently taken away.
it would do no good to permanently deny him a license. He has been cought numerous times driving with a supened license. As for detox he will automatically go through that when he goes to jail. The question is what do we do to ensure when he gets out (if he gets out) that he does not atart all over again.
Yes to Barack

Battle Creek, MI

#68 Dec 2, 2008
12 times..this guy is not the issue. The law is. How do you allow someone 12 opportunities to

“Trying Hard”

Since: Oct 08


#69 Dec 2, 2008
All I can say is wow!

Fool me once, shame on you.
Fool me twelve times,....

Allendale, MI

#70 Dec 2, 2008
Forest Gump wrote:
Why is this guy called an Owl driver? Does he drive with his eyes shut?
WOW!!! It would be OWI= Operating While Intoxicated!!(I believe)

Greenville, MI

#71 Dec 3, 2008
ever been hit head-on by a drunk?
this vermine needs to get put away. period.
how the system failed in it's incompetence
on this is amazing..........well, maybe not so much.
20 years to life.

by the way, how about Kwame's 'girlfriend'
perjury under oath (ala clinton), helping to cause
police firings, and some $10 million cost to detroit,
and gets 120 days in jail, maybe down to 100 days!
go figure.

“Mommy I ate to much turkey!!!!”

Since: May 07

Lake City MI

#72 Dec 6, 2008
the reason he isnot in jail is because we hae this judge who for some reason if your name is big enough up here you get slaps on the hand. my dad calls it the good ol' boys club hve a prodment last name like musselman for example who has been here forever you get off or a light sentce. don't believe me again lets look at the name musselman a woman with that last name killed her daughter 2 years ago her sentence the mental ward once she is deemed ok by the good medical doctors she is free plain and simple no punishment welcome to missaukee and wexford county. i'm in lake city which is ten miles of cadillac

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