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Fort Bragg Police Arrest Potter Valley Woman for Alleged DUI While on Active DUI Probation

The following is a press release issued by the Fort Bragg Police Department. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:

[Photograph provided by Fort Bragg Police Captain Thomas O’Neal

On April 16th, 2022 at approximately 9:00 p.m., an officer of the Fort Bragg Police Department observed a white Chevrolet with an equipment violation commit a moving violation in front of him. The officer conducted a traffic stop in the 100 block of South McPherson St.

An Officer contacted the driver, Madison Johnson, during the conversation Johnson informed the officer her license was suspended for a previous DUI. During this conversation, the officer noted a strong odor of an alcohol beverage emitting from the vehicle’s interior, and Johnson told the officer she had not been drinking.

The officer confirmed Johnson’s license was suspended and she was on active DUI probation to include obey all laws, consume no alcohol, submit to BAC, drive a vehicle that has an ignition interlock device and only drive if licensed and insured.

The officer began a DUI investigation included a series of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests that were administered, at the conclusion of these tests which, included a Preliminary Alcohol Screening (PAS) Test, with a result of 0.291% Blood Alcohol Content, (BAC), Johnson was placed under arrest for DUI.

Johnson driving record reflected she had two prior DUI and one reckless driving arrest. Johnson was booked on:

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  • 23152(a) (b) CVC-DUI with a 08% or more BAC,
  • 23247(E) CVC-ignition interlock device required,
  • 14601.2(A) CVC-driving on a suspended driver’s license
  • 1203.2(A) CVC-Violation of Probation

Johnson vehicle was towed and stored by a local towing company. Johnson was booked at the Fort Bragg Police Department.

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  1. 3rd dui how messed up is that. If she doesn’t get put way for a long,long time she is going to kill someone or a family or herself I hope the judge lock her up and throw the key away

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