Livingston Parish man arrested on 5th DWI offense
LIVINGSTON PARISH - An area man was arrested on his fifth DWI after he was pulled over by police on LA 16 Thursday evening.
According to Louisiana State Police, 50-year-old Cecil Edwards of Denham Springs was arrested after a trooper spotted him speeding on the highway. When the officer pulled him over, he noticed several signs of impairment and placed him under arrest.
Police say they conducted a chemical test and found his BAC was nearly double the legal driving limit.
He was booked into the Livingston Parish Jail for DWI (fifth offense), speeding, and driving under suspension.