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Fourth DUI earns split sentence

A North Dakota man has been given a split sentence for a felony charge of driving while under the influence, fourth offense, after being spotted driving in a suspicious manner on the off ramp of I-90 in July, 2020. Myron Jepson has three previous known convictions for DUI.

According to court reports, Jepson’s vehicle was spotted by a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper with a car waiting behind it. The vehicle then allegedly went straight onto the on ramp and appeared to swerve, possibly trying to park beside a delineator post.

The trooper reports getting closer to the vehicle and observing that th...