Maine Teacher Gets Hand Slap for Criminal OUI
As a result, Ross was sentenced to spend 72 hours in the state’s alternative sentencing program. According to Waldo County Deputy District Attorney Eric Walker,
Ross had a blood alcohol level of .16 percent, or twice the legal limit, when she got into a single-vehicle accident on Sept. 14 on the North Searsport Road in Frankfort. She snapped a telephone pole in half in the accident, which was reported to police by her Onstar navigation system, he said.Ross will carry out her sentence in May 2014.
The alternative sentencing program is designed for first-time, nonviolent offenders who have never served any time in jail, Walker said.