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Fourth DUI Earns Man Felony Charge

Posted April 2, 2008 12:17 p.m. EDT

— A fourth drunk-driving offense has earned a Staley man a felony charge.

Edwin Gamalier Perez, 31, of 7169 Old Hwy 421 North, was pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving on Jan. 19. After checking his driving record, Chatham County deputies determined that the January offense was Perez's fourth on that charge in seven years.

He was arrested Tuesday night and jailed under a $50,000 secured bond.