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State Rep. Jewell Jones charged after alleged drunk driving incident on I-96

(WILX 2021)
Published: Apr. 7, 2021 at 1:44 PM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Michigan State Rep. Jewell Jones, 25 is facing multiple charges following a vehicle accident on Interstate 96 near Fowlerville that happened April 6.

The Livingston County Prosecutor’s Office announced Friday morning several charges made against Rep. Jones, who represents the sate’s 11th district.

Officials say Jones has been charged with four counts of resisting and obstructing a police officer, operating a motor vehicle with high blood alcohol content, operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, possession of a weapon under the influence of alcohol and reckless driving.

Jones represents the 11th District which is all of Garden City and Inkster, and portions of Dearborn Heights, Livonia and Westland.

In 2018, Jones was pulled over by Michigan State Police on I-94 for speeding, window tint and having an obstructed license plate, the Dearborn Press & Guide reported.

Authorities are asking anyone with information related to the April 6 incident to contact Michigan State Police.

More details to come.

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