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Drunk driver sentenced after almost hitting a Worth County deputy

Arrested after incident in August 2018.

Posted: Sep 30, 2019 8:00 PM

NORTHWOOD, Iowa – A man accused of nearly hitting a sheriff’s deputy while driving drunk is sentenced.

Daniel Alejandro Contreras Garcia, 47 of Titonka, pleaded guilty to OWI-1st offense for the incident on August 23, 2018, in Worth County. A sheriff’s deputy had pulled over another driver when Garcia drove by and nearly hit the deputy.

He’s been sentenced to two days in jail and a $1,250 fine.

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