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Man arrested on 4th DWI offense was nearly three times the legal limit

Robert Wilkerson (Source: EBRSO) Robert Wilkerson (Source: EBRSO)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A Baton Rouge man is being held on a $100,500 bond after he was charged with a fourth offense DWI. 

According to the probable cause affidavit from the Baton Rouge Police Department, around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, 58-year-old Robert Wilkerson was involved in a motor vehicle crash. 

Police say Wilkerson had a strong alcoholic beverage odor, poor balance and slurred speech. He refused to perform any standard field sobriety task, but did submit a sample on the Intoxilyzer 5000. 

His sample from the Intoxilyzer 5000 showed a BAC of .229g%, which is nearly three times the legal limit, which is .08g%.

Wilkerson was arrested and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. He was charged with driving with a suspended license and fourth offense DWI.

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