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The Daily Reflector

Sunday, July 15, 2018

A 49-year-old woman was charged with driving while impaired after she failed to maintain lane control and was drinking liquor out of a red cup while her 3-year-old daughter was in the car, according to a weekly review of Pitt County court records.

Angela Rose Howe, 49, of 2255 Dail Farm Lane, was stopped at 3:30 p.m. on July 4 after she was observed failing to maintain lane control of her 2010 Mazda. 

A trooper also observed Howe with a red cup in the center console with liquor in it. She also had an open bottle of liquor in the car. 

She was slow to blink and her eyes were bloodshot and glassy. She was also charged with driving without a license and misdemeanor child abuse. Her blood alcohol level was 0.18

She was among five people charged with driving while impaired according to court records and law enforcement reports available between July 2 and July 9. In the other cases, court documents indicate:

■ Stephen Ray Grimes, 63 , of 900 Tiberus Way, was stopped at 9:30 p.m. on July 7 near U.S. 264 Alternate and Mall Drive by the Greenville Police Department. He had red, glassy eyes and an odor of alcohol on his breath. His blood alcohol level was 0.12.

■ Cornelius Quamaine Johnson, 27, of 3519 Old River Road, was stopped at 3:27 a.m. on July 8 near Old River Road and Barrus Construction Road by the State Highway Patol. Johnson had red, glassy eyes, a strong odor of alcohol on his breath, slurred speech and was unsteady on his feet. His blood alcohol level was 0.14.

■ Courtney Octavis-Mckenzie Pugh, 35, of 400 mile Road, Vanceboro, was stopped at 12:50 a.m. on July 8 near U.S. 264 and N.C. 33 by the State Highway Patrol. He had red, glassy eyes, slurred speech and an odor of alcohol on his breath. His blood alcohol level was 0.10.

■ Latoya Reshae Wimbley, 34, of 413 W. Roundtree Drive, was stopped at 9:17 p.m. on July 4 near N.C. 11 and Hanrahan Road by the State Highway Patrol. She was also clocked driving  more than 90 mph in a 60 mph zone.  When she was pulled over, she drove quickly and almost struck a gas pump. She also spit on the breathalyzer machine, and was uncooperative with the trooper. She had mood swings, slurred speech, a strong odor of alcohol on her breath and told the trooper she had pins in her legs. She had red, glassy eyes and an odor of alcohol on her breath. She refused a breathalyzer test. 

This report may not include all DWI arrests made during the time period. Call 329-9572 to report arrests, dismissals or reduced charges.


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