Larry Turner is scheduled to be sentenced March 11
A Mentor man who already had nine convictions for operating a vehicle while intoxicated admitted to his tenth count Monday in Lake County Court of Common Pleas. Larry Turner, 49, was arrested in August by the Ohio State Highway Patrol in Painesville. According to The News-Herald, his blood-alcohol content was .18 at the time -- more than twice the legal limit. Judge Vincent Culotta will sentence Turner on March 11. Because of his previous convictions, Turner faces up to eight years in prison.
Larry Turner was arrested Tuesday by Ohio State Highway Patrol
- POLICE & FIRE
- Jason Lea
Thursday, August 30, 2012
A Mentor man with nine convictions for operating a vehicle while intoxicated now faces his tenth. Larry Turner, 49, was arrested Tuesday in Painesville by Ohio State Highway Patrol. According to court records, Turner refused a blood- or breath-alcohol test. The patrolman also charged him with speeding and driving without a license. Turner's latest OVI charge is a third-degree felony, which means he would face up to five years in prison if convicted. A person's first drunken driving charge is a misdemeanor. Turner faces a felony because of his several past convictions. Turner was arraigned Tuesday in Painesville Municipal Court where Judge Michael Cicconetti set his bond at $25,000. Turner did not post bond and his next court hearing is …