Walton charge dropped

Prosecutor cites trooper absence

Posted: October 12, 2013 at 5:23 a.m.

The closed case file of billionaire Wal-Mart heiress Alice Walton’s DWI arrest two years ago in her home state of Texas includes letters from two doctors contending that illness and old car-accident injuries prevented her from passing the walking portion of her sobriety test.

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With an annual income exceeding $300 million per year seems the woman could afford a full time driver.

Posted by: cdawg

October 12, 2013 at 1:57 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

I'm glad to know that evidence suggests that she wasn't driving while intoxicated. I am concerned, however, that absent impairment, she either appears to feel entitled to drive too fast, or pays way too little attention. All of these alternatives are bad.

Posted by: AlphaCat

October 12, 2013 at 3:34 p.m. ( | suggest removal )