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Driver charged with DUI after he’s seen on closed portion of Sixth Avenue

A driver was charged with DUI early Sunday after an officer spotted him driving on a closed portion of Sixth Avenue near the Muscogee County Jail, reports state.

Valasquez K. Davis, 34, also faces a charge of driving on a closed roadway, police said.

According to reports, an officer was leaving the jail about 2:50 a.m. when he spotted Davis driving on a part of Sixth Avenue that’s closed for construction. The officer stopped Davis’ car and smelled alcohol after approaching his car.

Davis refused a roadside breath sample. He was then arrested, reports state.

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