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Crisp sentenced to 30 days for drunk driving
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A drunk driver who crashed her car and left her passenger seriously injured has been sentenced to 30 days in jail.The drunk driver, Tamika Crisp, 38, entered guilty pleas before Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley to charges of assault, reckless endangerment, DUI, and driving on a suspended license. She was ordered to serve 30 days of an 11-month, 29-day sentence, pay $460 plus costs, perform 40 hours public service work and lose her driver license for one year. She was originally charged with vehicular assault but the count was reduced to assault as a result of her plea bargain.Her jail time comes for the injuries suffered by her passenger, Marcos David Sadate Escarega, who was rushed to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga for treatment following the wreck which happened last year.