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Woman, 19, charged with drunken driving

LORAIN — A Lorain teenager was arrested and charged with drunken driving about 4:05 a.m. Sunday.

Police Officer Brent Payne wrote in a report that he spotted a driver weaving on Oberlin Avenue, and the driver struck curbs on West 30th Street and West 29th Street before being stopped at the intersection of Ashland Avenue and West 28th Street.

Payne wrote that driver Stephanie Fesperman smelled of alcohol and failed a field sobriety test. Fesperman registered a 0.19 percent blood alcohol content in a Breathalyzer test, Payne wrote. The legal limit is 0.08.

Fesperman, 19, of the 2800 block of West Erie Avenue, was charged with drunken driving, driving without a license, weaving, consumption of alcohol by a minor and a seat belt violation.

Bond and court information on Fesperman were unavailable Monday.


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