Nevada: State Senator’s boozing repeat offender wife, Sherese Settelmeyer, headed back to slammer for DUI

Sherese Settlemyer 4th DUI wife of Sen. James Settlemeyer Nevada State Senator

From The Record-Courier

The wife of a Douglas County legislator was arrested early Thursday morning for driving under the influence.

Sherese Settelmeyer was arrested around 1:45 a.m. after a Douglas County Deputy noticed a gold Jaguar illegally parked on Kimmerling Road partially blocking Ellie’s Way. Settelmeyer is the wife of Sen. James Settelmeyer, R-Minden.

Sherese Settelmeyer was arrested around 1:45 a.m. after a Douglas County Deputy noticed a gold Jaguar illegally parked on Kimmerling Road partially blocking Ellie’s Way. Settelmeyer is the wife of Sen. James Settelmeyer, R-Minden.

The deputy approached the car and noticed Settelmeyer in the vehicle drinking from what appeared to be an open half-gallon carton of milk.

when asked to hand over her driver’s license, she instead handed over a tie-dyed bank card

According to the deputy’s report, Settelmeyer had a hard time rolling down her window, and when asked to hand over her driver’s license, she instead handed over a tie-dyed bank card. She told the deputy she didn’t know why she was in the Gardnerville Ranchos area.

Her breath alcohol concentration was measured at .136, according to court documents.

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Settelmeyer, 53, was also arrested in 2013, 2010 and 1995. A third DUI conviction within seven years is a felony.

In 2013 she had about four times the legal limit of alcohol in her system. For that offense, she was sentenced to 100 days in Douglas County Jail with 90 days suspended for two years. MORE

Politician’s wife busted for DUI in 2010

From The Nevada Appeal
Sept. 14, 2010 – A 45-year-old Gardnerville woman was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving Monday night with an alleged blood-alcohol content of .155, nearly twice the legal limit.

Sherese Settelmeyer, 45, of Gardnerville, is to appear in East Fork Justice Court on Oct. 11. She is the wife of Assemblyman James Settelmeyer, a candidate for the Capital Senate District.

According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, a trooper observed a white Jeep without a license plate light traveling southbound on Highway 395 at Highway 50 West about 8:30 p.m.

 

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