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Wauneta Woman Earns 5th DUI Arrest

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North Platte – A Chase County woman was slapped with her fifth DUI arrest over the weekend.

The morning traffic stop happened on Highway 6 about seven miles west of Palisade just before 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.

NSP dispatch received a call from a concerned motorist reporting a white Jeep SUV all over the roadway. A short time later a trooper spotted a vehicle matching the description driving erratically eastbound on Highway 6 near mile maker 48. 

The trooper stopped the Jeep and was able to smell a strong odor of alcohol upon approach. 

Marci A. Burgess was alone in the vehicle.

The 46-year-old Wauneta woman failed a field sobriety test and a preliminary breath test. Burgess was lodged in the Chase County Jail on a charge of 5th offense Felony DUI. 

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