BR man receives 6th DWI arrest

Ronald Ray Sims (Source: EBRSO)
Ronald Ray Sims (Source: EBRSO)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A man was arrested early Friday morning for driving while intoxicated, making this incident his sixth DWI charge.

It happened at approximately 2:11am at 4100 Florida Blvd in Baton Rouge on February 28th.

Police say 51-year-old Ronald Ray Sims was heading west in a 1997 Acura with his headlights off. Authorities say the vehicle was seen traveling in and out of the lane, and when Sims was pulled over, he showed signs of extreme intoxication.

Sims took a sobriety test and did poorly, and he refused a Breathalyzer test. He was charged with his 6th DWI, reckless operation, drinking while in a motor vehicle, open container violation, headlights violation charges, and other traffic violations.

According to the probable cause report, officials disclosed the dates of the other DWI charges received by Sims. There were two separate incidents on April 30th and May 16th of 2010. In the following year,  three other incidents happened in 2011 on February 12th, June 21st, and September 20th.

Sims was taken into custody and his bond was set at $25,950.