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Drunk driver earns 150 days
Man claimed he was a cop
James D. Myers entered guilty pleas before Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley.
A drunk driver who claimed he was a cop has been sentenced to 150 days in jail.The man, James D. Myers, 61, entered guilty pleas before Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley to charges of fourth-offense DUI and third-offense driving on a revoked license and was ordered to serve 150 days of a three-year sentence. Charges of criminal impersonation were dropped as a result of his plea to the other charges. He will also have to pay $1,150 in fines and forfeit his driving privileges for eight years.The charges were brought against Myers this summer when he showed up drunk on someone’s front porch on Villa Road.“He was knocking on the door, stating he was a policeman,” said deputy Derek Bowles in his warrant against Myers.When the deputy arrived, he found Myers talking with the resident who had answered the knock at his door.