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Vehicle assault and fourth impaired driving conviction earn Salem woman 30 month prison sentence. - 04/18/18

DALLAS (OR) – Stephanie Ambrose, 48, of Salem, appeared in Polk County Circuit Court on April 16 and pled guilty to Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants, Assault, Failure to Perform the Duties of a Driver, Reckless Driving, Criminal Mischief, and Driving with a Suspended License. She was sentenced by Polk County Circuit Judge Monte Campbell to 30 months in prison and had her drivers license suspended for life.

Ms. Ambrose was arrested by Salem Police in December of 2017 after driving away from a location in which she had crashed into several vehicles, injuring one of the occupants. Officers investigating the crash observed that Ms. Ambrose was visibly impaired at the scene. Ms. Ambrose had three prior convictions for DUII for incidents between 2015 and 2017.

The case was investigated by the Salem Police Department and prosecuted by the Polk County District Attorney’s Office.