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Woman Caught Driving Drunk in Wildwood, Police Say

The Webster Groves woman has two previous DWI convictions, according to St. Louis County Police.

A woman faces felony charges after St. Louis County prosecutors said she was driving drunk near the Missouri Route 109 and Shepard Road intersection in Wildwood.

Christine Baichly, 29, of the 8200 block of Watson Road in Webster Groves, was charged Jan. 7 with driving while intoxicated as a persistent offender. Baichly has two previous DWI convictions, once on June 17, 2008, in Kirkwood and another on Nov. 18, 2008, in Arkansas.

St. Louis County Police said Baichly was stopped for a traffic violation at 9:48 p.m. Feb. 6, 2012, at the Missouri Route 109 (Eatherton Road) and Shepard Road intersection. The officer smelled a strong odor of alcohol on her breath, and the defendant performed poorly on sobriety tests.

A warrant was issued for Baichly’s arrest Jan. 7. Bail was set at $10,000.

For more crime information on Eureka-Wildwood Patch, see the following articles:

  • Eureka Man Arrested on Suspicion of DWI
  • Man Charged With Manslaughter in Truck Driver's Death
  • Woman Charged With Assault in DWI Crash

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