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Mich. Deputy Charged Under 'Super Drunk' Law

January 10, 2012  | 

An Oakland County (Mich.) Sheriff's deputy has been charged under Michigan's new "super drunk" driving law after police said he lead officers on a dangerous chase Sunday afternoon through Oxford.

Michael Daves, a 19-year veteran with Pontiac police and now a sheriff's deputy, led police on, what officers called, an ultra drunk, ultra dangerous chase. When he finally stopped and was arrested, he blew a .25 blood alcohol level, then a .29, and finally a .28. He easily doubled the legal limit of .08. The state's "super drunk" benchmark is .17, reports ClickOnDetroit.


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