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Plea Deal for Jansen Man Accused of Third Offense DUI

On June 1, 2022, 78-year-old Jansen resident Danny Garton appeared in Jefferson County Court. Linda Bauer was the presiding judge.Garton was originally charged with driving under the influence of alcohol DUI. The defendant has two prior DUI convictions in 2007 and 2010, both in Jefferson County. This makes the charge a class 3A Felony which carries with it up to three years in prison, 18-month post-release supervision and up to a $10,000 fine.In accordance with a plea agreement, the defendant pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of first offense DUI.Garton’s attorney, Benjamin Murray, requested probation for his client.Judge Bauer ordered a su...

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