New Mexico: Legislator says citizens are livid that repeat DWI offenders roam the highways, offers bill with tougher penalties

Repeat drunk drivers in New Mexico could face tougher penalties under legislation recently introduced at the Roundhouse. The proposal would classify a man like 59-year-old Joe Martinez as a habitual offender, meaning longer prison sentences and larger fines if he is convicted again. Martinez was arrested in Bloomfield last year for his 18th DWI….MORE

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