Prairieville man arrested for seventh offense DWI


45-year-old Jon Day of Prairieville was arrested Saturday for 7th offense DWI by a trooper with Louisiana State Police. 

The arrest came around 7 p.m. after Day was stopped on LA 73 near the Ascension Parish line when a trooper observed a white Chevrolet Corvette commit a traffic violation.

According to police, upon coming into contact with Day, the Trooper suspected that he was impaired.

Day performed poorly on a standardized field sobriety test and was placed under arrest for 7th Offense DWI, police said.

He refused to submit to a breath test and the Trooper obtained a search warrant for Day’s blood.

He was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for 7th offense DWI, unlawful refusal of a chemical test, improper lane usage, and an obscured license plate.

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