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Pair stopped twice over DUIs

By Staff reports

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Kanawha County sheriff's deputies charged both occupants of a car with driving under the influence of alcohol during two stops Friday.

Early Friday, Lt. J.D. Meadows pulled over William Shrewsbury Jr., 38, of Charleston. Marissa K. Loftis, 27, of Sissonville, was a passenger.

Shrewsbury's blood alcohol content was more than three times the legal limit, said Kanawha sheriff's Cpl. Brian Humphreys. He was arrested, charged with DUI, arraigned in Kanawha County Magistrate Court and later released.

Later Friday, Capt. J.S. Bailes was on Interstate 77 when a 2009 Mercedes-Benz passed him at high speed, changing lanes and nearly colliding with him, Humphreys said.

Loftis was driving the car and Shrewsbury was a passenger, Humphreys said. Loftis' blood alcohol content was more than three times the legal limit, he said. She was arrested, charged with DUI, arraigned and later released.


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