Sarah L. Watson


Age: 38

Arrested: July 12 at 1:04 a.m.

Address: 4612 Margybeth Avenue, Evansville

Charge: Operating vehicle with an alcohol concentration equivalent to .15 or more (Class A Misdemeanor), operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person (Class A Misdemeanor).

Attorney: Mark Foster, retained

Arresting Agency: Evansville Police Department

Status of Case:

  • July 12 (Initial Hearing): License suspended for 180 days. Court sets bond – defendant help with no bond.
  • July 17 (hearing): Defendant offers intent to plea guilty. Court sets bond at $500.
  •  Aug. 8 (hearing): Defendant pleaded guilty to count I, count II dismissed. She’s sentenced to 1 year at the Vanderburgh County Jail with the first 58 day executed and the balance is suspended to probation. She’s ordered to have daily breath test until the defendant is admitted in the WARM Center. Once the defendant is admitted, probation will be nonreporting with the probation department to supervise.

DUI History: 

May 2016: Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person (class a misdemeanor), operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to .15 or more (class a misdemeanor)- Defendant pleaded guilty and referred to the DADS (drug and alcohol deferral services) program. September 2016 – allegations to revoke participation in DADS. Court advised defendant is currently in treatment. In January 20174, defendant fails to appear for progress- bench warrant issued. In April 2017, fails to appear for pending petition to revoke. Bench warrant issued. Served when arrested in current case.

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