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William Lawrence Butcher

Ponsford man found guilty of 12th DWI

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A Hubbard County District Court jury didn't deliberate long before finding a Ponsford man guilty of his 12th drunken driving offense Wednesday.


William Lawrence Butcher, 48, was found guilty of two counts of First Degree DWI and Driving After Cancellation Inimical to Public Safety.

Butcher was ordered to undergo a pre-sentence investigation. Sentencing will be June 28.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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