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Galliano woman booked with 4th DWI


GALLIANO, LA (WVUE) - A Galliano woman was arrested Monday for her fourth DWI offense, according to Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman Brennan Matherne.

Deputies arrested 45-year-old Melissa Richoux after a traffic stop.

Matherne said patrol deputies in the Galliano area noticed a pickup truck with a broken tail light pull into a shopping center parking lot on Highway 308. When deputies approached the driver, they said they could smell alcohol and Richoux appeared to be drunk. The said an open container of alcohol was in the truck's center console.

Richoux was arrested after she failed a field sobriety test.

She was booked with fourth-offense DWI, driving with an open container and having a broken tail light. She remains jailed at the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in lieu of a $45,500 bond.

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