Man charged with 8th DWI on Mardi Gras after crash

Posted on Feb 20, 2015 in DUI/DWI

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An Abita Springs man was arrested for his 8th DWI in Mandeville on Mardi Gras (February 17, 2015) evening after borrowing a friend’s truck without her permission and returning it with extensive damage.┬áThe man, James Hittson, had borrowed a friend’s 2006 Avalanche and hit another vehicle and fled without reporting the accident. He was charged with hit-and-run, DWI, simple assault, and driving on a suspended license. He has had 7 prior DWIs from all over Louisiana starting in 1984.

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