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Rough & Ready Man Arrested for DUI

A Rough and Ready man was taken into custody after he ran off the road and took out a lot of fencing. CHP Public Information Officer Heather Blancarte says the 61 year old man was driving his 1993 Chevrolet pickup on the Rough and Ready Highway near Valley Drive Tuesday evening. After weaving several times he lost control of the pickup and ran off the road.

“There was a driver driving a gold Chevy 2500 truck northbound south of Valley Drive. The driver lost control of the vehicle, went off the roadway to the right, collided into a fence and a power pole.”

The driver was taken to Sierra Nevada Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. He was then was booked at the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility for suspicion of driving under the influence.

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