1 Car, 1 Traffic Stop, 2 DWIsJanuary 9th, 2009 by Joe Burgess
Officers with the Monticello Police Dept. Friday morning, and charged 2 separate individuals with DWI from the same vehicle.
Dean Wallace, age 29 of Monticello, was seen driving the Mercury SUV south on HWY 425, when they began to attempt the traffic stop.Â He was charged with DWI II, and driving on a suspended license (for DWI).
When the vehicle stopped, Wallace traded places with the vehicle’s passenger,Â Lisa Freeman, age 41 of Monticello, who then “had control of the vehicle”.Â Freeman was at the steering wheel, and turned the key.
She was charged with DWI, carrying a weapon (permit had expired), and obstructing governmental operations.