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By Sandy Schroth

Multiple DUI convictions send Texas man to prison


Donald E. Vickers, 55, of Electra, Texas, faced the Honorable Mark Johnson in the Antelope County district courtroom in Neligh last Wednesday for an enhancement hearing and sentencing on a felony driving under the influence of alcoholic liquor, third offense.

Johnson found prior DUI convictions were sufficient for Class 3A felony enhancement.

Johnson found Vickers was not a suitable candidate for probation, that a sentence less than incarceration would depreciate the seriousness of the crime and promote disrespect for the law, and that imprisonment is necessary for protection of the public....

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