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Alleged: No Headlights Leads To DWI And Marijuana; Arrest – HOT SPRINGS


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Posted by Arkansas 911 News Chief Editor Paul Maddox

All suspects are presumed innocent until determined guilty in court.

Hot Springs Police Officer Moore was on patrol in the area of Jones school around midnight-thirty on January 25 when he found a black Dodge Charger driving with no headlights.  He conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle.

The driver, Latonya Shandricka Haqq, 42, of Ranch Street in Hot Springs came out of the car as soon as it stopped and made contact with the officer.  Ms. Haqq had the odor of intoxicants coming from her person, bloodshot & watery eyes, slurred speech and was unsteady on her feet.

Latonya Shandricka Haqq, 42, of Ranch Street in Hot Springs – allegedly driving around intoxicated with marijuana and no headlights at night.

Standardized Field Sobriety Testing was performed.  Following the tests, Ms. Haqq was arrested and searched.  Officers located a small clear baggie containing 1.5 grams of marijuana.

Ms. Haqq was transported to the Garland County Detention Center for processing.  Ms. Haqq refused to provide a breath sample in connection to the DWI investigation.

Ms. Haqq was convicted of DWI in September 2018.

She is charged with DWI #2, Possession Of A Controlled Substance and Refusal To Submit To Chemical Test with a bond amount totaling $2,500.