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Lawmaker’s wife arrested in second DUI

A 48-year-old Gardnerville woman was arrested for suspicion of drunk driving Friday after deputies were alerted to her erratic driving by other drivers trying to keep motorists away from her. Sherese Settelmeyer was booked on charges of driving under the influence, second, and failing to maintain a lane. She was released from Douglas County Jail on $3,000 bail and is set for an Aug. 5 East Fork Justice Court appearance. She is the wife of Sen. James Settelmeyer. According to court documents, Settelmeyer’s preliminary alcohol content tested between .253 and .320, up to four times the legal limit of .08. …

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The Record Courier Updated Jul 2, 2013 03:02PM Published Jul 1, 2013 03:08PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.