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Woman sentenced for impaired driving
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A woman involved in an accident that sent her to the emergency room has been sentenced to 10 days on house arrest.
The woman, Sheila Ann Hobbs, 50, entered guilty pleas before General Sessions Judge Bill Locke to charges of DUI and reckless endangerment. On the drunk driving charge, she was ordered to serve 48 hours of an 11-month, 29-day sentence, pay $350 plus costs, attend DUI School, perform 24 hours public service work and lose driving privileges for one year. On the reckless endangerment count, she was directed to spend 10 days on house arrest.
Her sentence comes after a wreck at the intersection of the bypass and Faulkner Springs Road.
“When I arrived on the scene, the driver was on the ground and could not get up,” said sheriff’s deputy Andres Aguliar, noting she was transported to St. Thomas River Park for treatment. “Upon getting her blood results back from the TBI crime lab, it was found that it contained sufficient quantities of depressants that would cause impaired driving.”
Aguliar noted he charged her with reckless endangerment because her teenage nephew was a passenger in her car at the time of the crash.