North Liberty man charged with second-offense OWI


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A North Liberty man has been accused of driving under the influence.

Jonathan Grant, 32, 1415 Easton Lane, was charged June 20 with second-offense OWI.

According to a North Liberty police complaint, officers were dispatched to Highway 965 northbound after being notified of a reckless driver. The vehicle Grant was driving reportedly had been swerving from the road shoulder across the center line into oncoming traffic.

After officers identified an expired license plate, a traffic stop was initiated.

When officers approached the vehicle, they reportedly noticed a strong smell of alcohol from the car, and they said Grant had bloodshot, watery eyes with poor motion functions and slurred speech.

A preliminary breath test showed a BAC of .264.

Second-offense OWI is an aggravated misdemeanor.

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