Wauneta woman arrested on 5th offense DUI

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By Jeniffer Berry


Updated: Tue, 15 Oct 2013 04:28:12 CST

A Chase County woman arrested Saturday morning is facing her 5th offense for driving under the influence. 

The Nebraska State Patrol said a trooper pulled over Marci Burgess, 46, after receiving a call from a concerned motorist. 

Burgess, of Wauneta, was headed eastbound on Highway 6 seven miles west of Palisade. 

The trooper said he smelled the strong odor of alcohol. Burgess failed a field sobriety test and was preliminary breath test. 

She was arrested and booked in the Chase County jail on a charge of 5th offense felony DUI.