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St. Pete woman faces fourth DUI charge after crashing into parked cars, records show

Posted at 1:15 PM, Jul 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-07 13:52:41-04

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A woman in St. Petersburg is facing her fourth DUI charge after she crashed into two parked cars on Friday, according to arrest records.

Diane Dahl, 52, hit the cars and a concrete wall inside a parking garage, records state. It happened around 6:30 p.m.

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Deputies say Dahl exhibited several signs of impairment including slurred speech, glassy eyes, a strong odor of alcohol on her breath, falling asleep and mood swings.

According to arrest records, Dahl has three prior convictions for driving under the influence.

Dahl was taken to Bayfront Medical Center for evaluation after the crash. While there, deputies say she exhibited additional signs of impairment. She refused to provide a blood sample.

She is also facing a charge for driving with a suspended driver's license, second offense.

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