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Daviess County Woman Arrested on Felony DUI Charge
Troopers Arrested the Operator After Investigating Wreck

Date of News Release: 2/27/2017

PHILPOT, KY (February 25, 2018) – Kentucky State Police responded to a single vehicle, non-injury wreck on Ware Road near KY 142 in the Philpot community around 10:45pm.

Through the investigation, troopers discovered the operator, Sharon G. Roberts, 60 of Thruston was intoxicated at the time of the wreck. Further investigation revealed Roberts had previous DUI convictions which enhanced this charge to a felony. She was arrested and charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle on Alcohol and/or Drugs 4th or greater Offence. She was lodged in the Daviess County Detention Center in Owensboro, KY.

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