Authorities arrested at least five people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between 2:30 p.m. Thursday and 2:30 p.m. Friday, booking records show.
Those booked and the counts against them:
Jason Hayes, 37, 2590 78th Ave., Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, negligent vehicle injuring, seat belt violation, driver’s license suspended/revoked, reckless operation of vehicle, disobeying red light and proof of insurance required.
Raymond Leslie, 24, 10079 Springfield Road, Denham Springs, first-offense DWI, head lamps required at night and in inclement weather, and unregistered firearm dealing.
Joseph Scott, 24, 5335 Truman St., Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, reckless operation of vehicle and improper lane usage.
Melvin Shepherd, 26, 1035 Heck Young Road, Baker, first-offense DWI and reckless operation of vehicle.
Jessica Watts, 32, 26384 Wax Road, Denham Springs, first-offense DWI, reckless operation of vehicle and improper lane usage.
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