A Villager started serving a jail sentence on Thursday after her seventh conviction for driving below the affect.
Donna Hansen, 63, of the Village of Chatham, was sentenced earlier this month in Marion County Courtroom to fifteen months in jail.
She was turned over to the Florida Division of Corrections and started the method of incarceration on the Florida Ladies’s Reception Middle in Ocala. It’s extremely seemingly Hansen will likely be assigned to the Lowell Correctional Facility for Ladies in Marion County, at present dwelling to 91-year-old Villager Marilyn Hamilton, convicted in a hit-and-run involving two bicyclists, and 37-year-old Jessica Lewis, convicted of inflicting a cranium fracture on her younger little one whereas dwelling on the Historic Facet of The Villages.
Hansen had been free on $10,000 bond in a July 9, 2022 golf cart driving below the affect case when she was arrested this previous June 20 after an intoxicated altercation with a person at her dwelling. The prosecutor’s workplace on June 29 determined to not pursue the battery cost as a result of the person she allegedly attacked expressed his want to not see her prosecuted. Nonetheless, the incident uncovered the truth that the native New Yorker had been consuming, which was a violation of her bond within the golf cart DUI.
Previous to the 2022 drunk driving arrest, Hansen already had six convictions for driving below the affect, together with convictions in Broward, Volusia and Palm Seaside counties.