Nevada state senator'' s wife confesses 3rd DUI, gets treatment

Thursday, June 29, 2017|8:55 p.m.

CARSON CITY– A Nevada state senator’s wife with two previous intoxicated driving convictions was sentenced to alcohol treatment after acknowledging to a judge she was owning under the influence when she was stopped and detained in January.

The Gardnerville Record-Courier reports that if 52-year-old Sherese Settelmeyer finishes treatment within 5 years, her driving under the impact conviction will be lowered from a felony to a misdemeanor.

If she fails it, she will deal with one to 6 years in prison and a fine of approximately $5,000.

Settelmeyer was formerly founded guilty of driving under the influence in 2010 and 2013.

Defense lawyer Ron Cauley states she is legally certified and a timeless prospect for the sentence reduction program.

She is the better half of Sen. James Settelmeyer of Minden, south of Carson City.

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