Man With 7-Year-Old Passenger Arrested For DWI In St. Cloud

Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 7:15 am

St. Cloud police arrested a Willmar man who was allegedly driving drunk during a hit and run with a 7-year-old child in his vehicle.

31-year-old Richard Emmit Jones, was arrested after a reported hit and run at about 8:40 Saturday night.

Officers stopped Jones after spotting his vehicle. officers then noticed that Jones was intoxicated and that there was a 7-year-old passenger in the car.

The woman who’s car was hit was treated for her injuries at St. Cloud hospital.

Jones is in Stearns County Jail awaiting charges of first-degree DWI, criminal vehicular operation, driving after cancellation, leaving the scene of an accident, an ignition interlock violation and child seat violation. Jones has three convictions of previous DWI-related offenses on his record.

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