MCSO Arrests New Mexico Man for Aggravated OUI w/ Passengers under 15 (Felony) in Channel of Lake Havasu

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Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jeremy Joseph West, 37, of Farmington, NM, early Friday (4/29) evening for aggravated OUI with passengers under 15 years of age, a felony. Approximately 7:05 p.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop on a boat in the channel of Lake Havasu and contacted West, the operator. Deputies observed West’s speech was slurred. During conversations with West, he admitted to having a couple beers earlier. Following the field sobriety tests (FST’s), West was taken into custody and transported to Contact Point where an analysis revealed his blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to be .165%. During the investigation, deputies determined that two children were onboard, ages 9 and 11. He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail without incident.

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