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Friday, March 30, 2018
Joplin Police Department arrests driver who damaged parking lot poles for DWI, blood alcohol three times legal limit
(From the Joplin Police Department)
This morning at 0125 a.m. we got a call about a truck that drove over the metal poles that mark parking spots in the middle of the parking lot in the 500 block of south Joplin.
The vehicle damaged the poles and left the scene.
An officer found the vehicle at 8th and Main and stopped it for the violations. The driver was very intoxicated and arrested for DWI with a BAC of three times the legal limit.