Woman in custody after DUI wreck | RecordCourier.com

Woman in custody after DUI wreck

A Gardnerville Ranchos woman was taken into custody after a collision at Highway 395 and Mica on Wednesday.

Crystal Charlie Dean, 39, was taken into custody after she was found with a loaded weapon in the floorboard of the vehicle she was driving after a background check revealed she was a convicted felon.

Dean was allegedly under the influence at the time of the 5:03 p.m. wreck. A blood alcohol test revealed she had a .185 blood alcohol content.

■ A Stateline man faces a felony after being arrested for driving under the influence on Wednesday night.

Michael Joseph Meyer, 54, was arrested after deputies got a report of a reckless driver 7:49 p.m. He was found standing next to his vehicle near a Gardnerville Ranchos daycare urinating.

A background check revealed he was convicted of a felony DUI in Utah in 2003. Under Nevada law any DUI conviction subsequent to a felony conviction is considered a felony carrying a lengthy prison sentence.

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