Minnesota: 20th DWI gets man 1 year in jail


From Star Tribune

A St. Paul Park man whose arrest on his 20th drunken driving charge in 2009 sparked a cry for tougher state laws has been sentenced for that offense.
As part of a plea agreement, Paul D. Garay, 57, was sentenced Wednesday to a year in jail by Washington County District Judge Ellen Maas. He was given credit for 316 days he has served.
Garay was arrested Dec. 24, 2009, when he drove off Hwy. 61 near its junction with Interstate 494 in Newport, the criminal complaint says. His blood-alcohol content measured 0.16, twice the legal limit for driving.
Charged with three gross misdemeanors, two were dismissed and Garay agreed to plead guilty to one.  ….MORE