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July 1, 2013
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Felony drunk driver gets 15 years in prison

A Gardnerville Ranchos man is headed to prison for the third time after he was sentenced Monday to 15 years for driving under the influence with two prior felonies.

District Judge Michael Gibbons sentenced Scott Ryan Woods to 15 years — the maximum — and said he would have to serve five years before he is eligible for parole. He gave Woods credit for 229 days in custody.

“I’m sorry it’s got to be this severe,” Gibbons said, “but I have to look out for everybody else.”

Woods, 37, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence with two or more …

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