Man admits to third DUI
March 17, 2017
A former Gardnerville Ranchos man admitted to driving under the influence of alcohol and a controlled substance for the third time, a prisonable offense.
Michael P. Warren, 59, was arrested in August after he hit two parked vehicles at the Dollar General before backing into a ditch. Warren then nearly collided with the deputy responding to the incident.
He has two prior offenses, in 2012 and 2014.
Warren told Judge Tod Young in Douglas County District Court on Tuesday he had taken a prescription muscle relaxer the morning of the arrest for back pain and that in the evening he'd drank two beers.
Warren's attorney, Bill Cole, is seeking diversion for Warren, who now lives in Henderson.
Warren's sentencing is set for June 6.
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