Man Charged With 9th DUI After Arrest In Billings - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Man Charged With 9th DUI After Arrest In Billings

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A 57-year-old man awaiting trial for what prosecutors say was his eighth DUI has been charged with another drunken-driving offense.

Mark Edward Brown appeared in District Court in Billings by video from the county jail Friday and pleaded not guilty to felony DUI. The Billings Gazette reports bail was set at $75,000.

Brown was arrested March 8 after a report of someone slumped over the wheel of a van at a car wash. Charging documents say he acknowledged drinking alcohol but refused sobriety tests or to
provide a breath sample.

On Nov. 19, Brown was arrested after employees at an oil change business in Billings reported he pulled his van into a service bay and passed out while the vehicle was being worked on. He pleaded not guilty in that case and is set to go to trial May 2.


    

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