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GV Council Member Alleged DUI

A Grass Valley City Council memeber arrested over the weekend for allegedly Driving Under the Influence. Hilary Hodge taken into custody Friday night by the California Highway Patrol following what she posted on Facebook as an extreme set of circumstances. Hodge clarifies this morning what started the sequence of events as she was walking towards Cornish Christmas with her dog on leash.


Hodge says her dog got away after being spooked by exploding trees.


Hodge was not pulled over by police, but they did see her drive up and detected impairment while speaking with her. The council member acknolwedges the integrity of local law enforcement.


Following booking, Hodge was released on her own recognizance and has a date to appear in court.


December 19, 2022


Her bail amount indicates that this is either her 2nd DUI or she had a BAC over .15 which is double the legal limit. If everything she says happened and she still had a +.15 she was drunk and not buzzed!

December 22, 2022

Michelle hommes

I sure wish my 19 year old granddaughter Anastasia Smith her 22 month old son Giovanni Miller Jr he’s father 18 years old Giovanni Miller Sr Michelle hommes 47 was just a mistake instead of being killed by a drunk driver !!! DUI is one of the most selfish acts someone can do with innocent people on the roads .

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