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Kennett, MO teen arrested twice in same night for alleged drunk driving, drug possession

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KENNETT, MO (KFVS) -

A 17-year-old from Kennett, Mo. was arrested two times in the same night for allegedly driving while drunk and possessing synthetic marijuana.

At approximately 9:55 a.m. on Tuesday, officers were dispatched to a vehicle crash at the Walmart intersection.

During the investigation, officers arrested a 17-year-old from Kennett for driving while intoxicated and for possession of synthetic marijuana (K2) after officers discovered an undisclosed amount of the substance.

The subject was released to seek medical treatment and transported to the Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center Emergency Room by ambulance.

At approximately 12:12 p.m., officers responded to a motor vehicle crash at the McDonald’s intersection.

Whent hey got there, officers again arrested the same 17-year-old subject from earlier, who had apparently left the hospital after the aforementioned incident.

The subject was arrested for a second driving while intoxicated charge as well as a second possession of synthetic marijuana (K2) charge after officers discovered another undisclosed amount of the substance.

At that point the subject was transported to and held in the Dunklin County Justice Center.

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