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Clayton Man Gets Third DWI Charge After Driving Over Curb for 50 Feet

Clayton Police said the man couldn't maintain a single lane while driving Jan. 12 on Forsyth Boulevard near Kingsbury Boulevard.

A man faces his third drunk driving charge after Clayton Police said he drove over a curb for about 50 feet and couldn’t stay in a single lane on Forsyth Boulevard Jan. 12.

Gregory J. Welch, of the 8000 block of Maryland Avenue in Clayton, was charged Jan. 13 with driving while intoxicated as a persistent offender.

Clayton Police said Welch was weaving as he drove near Forsyth and Kingsbury boulevards Jan. 12. When officers pulled him over, they said he appeared to be drunk. Welch took a breathalyzer test, which showed his blood-alcohol content to be .146 percent, according to the police report.

Welch has two previous DWI convictions, one in St. Louis County in 1999 and second in St. Charles County in 1995. He posted 10 percent of a $15,000 bond and was released.

For more crime information on Clayton Patch, see the following articles:

  • Driver Charged With Assault-DWI in Clayton Collision
  • Man Suspected of Entering Wrong Hotel Room and Molesting 9-Year-Old Girl
  • Clayton Police Cracking Down on Impaired Drivers
Interested citizen February 05, 2013 at 12:00 AM
Karma at its finest!
news reads February 05, 2013 at 12:49 AM
Wow I can only pray he gets help before his kills himself or someone else. He is a really good guy just needs help!

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