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Berwick Woman Arrested On 2nd Offense DWI Charge

Berwick Police Chief David Leonard reports the following arrest:

Kerri L. Short, W/F 34 years old, of Burchfield Ln. Berwick, was arrested on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at 9:15PM, on the following charges:

DWI 2nd Offense (Child Endangerment Law)

Turning Signals Required 

On December 2, 2020, at 8:48PM, a citizen contacted the Berwick Police Department to report that Kerri Short was driving her vehicle while intoxicated with two young children in the vehicle. A description of her vehicle was provided and officers observed the vehicle traveling on LA Hwy 182. Officers noted that the vehicle failed to use a turn signal and a traffic stop was conducted. Short was identified as the driver and she exhibited signs of impairment. She performed poorly on standardized field sobriety testing and was placed under arrest. Officers also observed two toddlers in her vehicle. Short was transported to the Berwick Police Department where she submitted a proper breath sample of .232g%BAC. She was booked into the Berwick Jail where she remains with no bond set.

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