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2 Willard drivers charged with DUI

Cary Ashby • Jan 28, 2014 at 1:07 PM

Two Willard motorists were charged with driving under the influence in connection with recent traffic stops by the state Highway Patrol's Norwalk post.

Curtis M. Hale, 34, of 515 E. Howard St., was stopped by Trooper Evan Stevens for not using his turn signal. The trooper charged him with the violation and DUI. The traffic stop happened at 5:53 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of West Emerald and Dale streets in Willard.

Hale, who had no prior DUI convictions, had an alcohol breath test of .207 percent, according to the patrol. The legal limit for drivers in Ohio is .08 percent.

At 4:43 a.m. Sunday, Sgt. Brian Mamere responded to the request to check on the well-being of Kayla D. Spencer, 29, of 1416 Greenbush Road, Willard. The officer stopped her at the intersection of Ohio 99 and Spencer Street in New Haven.

Spencer, who was charged with DUI, had one prior conviction in 2004, according to the patrol. She refused to submit to any sobriety tests.

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