AGGREVATED ALCOHOL OFFENDER ENTERS FELONY PLEA

Christian County Prosecuting Attorney Amy J. Fite announced today that Karen D. Gibbs, dob: 11/16/1966 of Hollister, Missouri plead guilty in front of Christian County Circuit Judge Mark Orr to the Class C Felony of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated in case number 09N8-CR01774. In order to be charged as an Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated Offender, the defendant must have at least three (3) prior alcohol related convictions.

Formal sentencing in the matter is set for April 15, 2011. The class C felony of aggravated driving while intoxicated carries a range of punishment of one day to seven years incarceration and/or a fine up to $5,000. In addition, the punishment for an Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated Offender also requires a minimum of 60 days incarceration.

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