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Lisa Vincent, 50, of Riverton is being charged with 4 counts of Felony Driving or Having Control of a Vehicle While Under The Influence, 1 count of Endangering Children, and 1 count of Driving Without Interlock Device.
On July 8th, 2020 a report came in to the Riverton Police Department about a vehicle that was swerving in traffic and driving on the curb.
After initiating a traffic stop, an RPD officer noted in court documents seeing an 8-year-old boy sitting in the lap of a woman in the driver seat. The driver, identified as Lisa Vincent, told RPD officers she was, “just trying to teach (the boy) how to drive.”
The officer recorded in court documents that he observed, “Vincent’s words to be slurred and an odor of alcohol coming from her breath.”
After a partial field sobriety test was performed, Vincent was arrested. Due to prior driving under the influence convictions in 2013, 2016, and 2017 and not having the court ordered interlock device in her vehicle, she was charged with felony DWUI.
If convicted, each count of Felony Driving or Having Control of a Vehicle While Under The Influence is punishable by up to 7 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000. Endangering Children is punishable by up to 1 year of imprisonment and a fine of up to $1,000. Driving Without Interlock Device is punishable by up to 6 months in prison and a fine of up to $700.