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Kelly -- back -- session on the docket today a timely lesson for everyone ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
A man just sentenced to life in prison.
For driving drunk.
This is the most recent mug shot of -- -- Garcia -- up.
He was pulled over in Texas and DW I charges back in February.
For the top -- even during the day.
And this was not the first time Garcia -- -- ended up getting convicted of DWI.
Well now it.
He'd been convicted of felony DW I.
-- four times and three times misdemeanor.
A jury deciding to take him off the road for good and sentencing him to life behind bars.
Prosecutors say he was given enough chances to turn his life around.
You will see an individual that multiple opportunities.
Was given chances to get not only rehabilitation services -- -- treatment you name it.
So does the punishment fit the crime Arthur I -- as a former prosecutor now defense attorney John is build more shares the same pedigree they're both with me now so.
-- you actually have a role in this case yes.
Not in this particular case it is similar case here's the difference in this case nobody was hurt -- We have a guy with multiple DW I offenses but he didn't seriously injure or felony one.
Yet we're gonna -- -- in prison for the rest of his life you know -- -- present for the rest of their lives with the possibility of parole Charles Manson I have a problem putting out the hall behind bars for life on.
He's back okay but listen to this is sound -- number six controller on listen to the chief felony prosecutor.
The question is do you have to wait we actually has a body before you take him off the streets formally or do you take him off streets now and save somebody's life -- the jury decided it was time for you know.
Questioned the citizens of Texas that the community in which he was doing all the felony drunk driving Arthur have the final say.
While they do and that that's the argument I mean from putting on my dad as a prosecutor that is the argument.
Of course if you what you reported -- I think is seven arrests even of its three arrests.
They said at the husband according to that that that called at call mall I think it is county's criminal district attorney Jennifer parks and yet three misdemeanor DW I -- along with four felony DW I offenses of getting his eighth DW I arrest happened in February's -- the one at -- -- how how can any rational.
Citizen disagree with what the chief prosecutor said.
If you strike -- with the vehicle on the ninth time -- kills them like the case that -- in this billboards above and and -- a fifteen year old girl which is the biggest strategy Stewart tragedy could think of all these families involved.
Then why not do it now now life.
That's -- that's a very heavy sentence and -- -- do you put someone who's an alcoholic in the same category as Charles Manson and.
It's hard they try to get it breaks John I -- they tried it didn't break after break and he he.
Wasn't able to turn -- around in a sad is that is should they have to live to exit -- should the citizens of the community have to live.
With them ask well two things number one we know -- -- that this guy with a serious -- had a we know that.
He was driving with a point 44 and neither -- had a point 44 blood alcohol level -- be debt that you'll need it took it a case of beer myself it exactly the only and he could function with good his body was used to it that if some theories serious -- that he urinated on himself for the police are out now on -- I've been out the -- let's not forget the fact that I'm I'm not -- -- -- Noted that in this -- thing but this thing if we take them off the road.
Without blocking -- -- But it -- I think.
Make it they had they would been unsuccessful in doing so he -- -- driver's -- when he was told Albert maybe he shouldn't have.
Clinton isn't going to heat up dad oh wait you had what -- -- bill.
Yet about drives they know knowing he did you know battle -- seventeen.
Out of its hat that is why don't we start with I don't know five years later is not -- why don't these -- I can't we can't just hasn't ended up having Thanksgiving that's getting -- and tomorrow country and we'll be back.
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