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Published on: 06/15/2017

Repeat Drunk Driver Charged With Third DUI In Stillwater

Patti Weaver

1600kush.com

(Stillwater, Okla.) — A Wilmington, N.C., man has been ordered held in the Payne County Jail on $25,000 bail on his third drunk driving charge in Stillwater, this time at 900 N. Perkins Road on Sunday – three months after he was placed on probation for two aggravated drunk driving charges.

Tim Martin Jenrette, 65, who has also been known by the surname of Martin, could be given as much as a 20-year prison term if convicted of his third drunk driving charge, court records show.

At his arraignment, Jenrette was ordered to appear before a Payne County judge on Friday with an attorney, court records show.

In his latest two-count charge, Jenrette was also accused of driving a 1998 Chevrolet with a 2017 Texas license plate Sunday on a suspended license, a misdemeanor that carries as much as a one-year jail term on conviction, court records show.

On March 14, Jenrette pleaded guilty to aggravated drunk driving a 2006 Ford with a 2017 Tennessee license plate on Jan. 15 at 6th and Monroe Streets in Stillwater, with a blood alcohol of .27, which is more than three times the level for DUI. Jenrette also pleaded guilty to driving on a suspended license.

Also on March 14, Jenrette pleaded guilty to aggravated drunk driving a 2006 Ford with a 2017 Tennessee license plate on Jan. 6 on Highway 51 and Fairgrounds Road in rural Stillwater, with a blood alcohol of .19, which is more than two times the level for DUI. Jenrette also pleaded guilty to driving on a suspended license.

In both of his aggravated drunk driving cases, Jenrette was given a five-year suspended sentence, except 60 days in jail with credit for time served, court records show. For both of his driving on a suspended license misdemeanor counts, Jenrette was given a one-year suspended sentence except 60 days in jail with credit for time served.

At his March 14 sentencing, Jenrette was also ordered to perform 35 hours of community service, have a substance abuse evaluation, attend a victim impact panel and undergo random drug tests, court records show. Jenrette was ordered to pay a total of $5,079 in fines and assessments at the rate of $50 per month, court records show.

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