Ninth DUI earns driver a three-year jail sentence

Ninth DUI earns driver a three-year jail sentence
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By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE — A Missouri man with at least nine DUI convictions will spend at least three years in Colorado state prison to rethink his life choices. Patrick O’Brien, 47, has nine DUI convictions since 1990, four from Eagle County dating back to 2000 and five from Missouri, some as recent at 2011. He was driving drunk and his driver’s license had been revoked when he was caught by Eagle County sheriff’s deputies, according to court documents. At his sentencing hearing earlier this month, O’Brien apologized to the community for his actions. However, District Court Judge Paul Dunkelman appeared largely unimpressed, …

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