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DA Opposes Release of Alleged Repeat Drunk Driver

Jowaun Gamble was out on bail for a recent OUI case at the time

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    The release of a Wareham, Massachusetts man accused of repeatedly drunk driving has the Bristol County District Attorney speaking out against the judge.

    According to South Coast Today, Jowaun Gamble, 23, was arrested November 19 after allegedly driving the wrong way on I-195 West in Fairhaven for more than 17 miles.

    Police said Gamble led them on a high-speed chase. His vehicle was eventually disabled.

    Gamble was out on bail for a recent OUI case at the time.

    A motion to have bail revoked was denied and Gamble was released on $1,500, something DA Tom Quinn says was the wrong choice.

    Quinn said that Gamble poses a danger to the public safety and said in a statement, “Releasing defendants charged with dangerous criminal conduct is why many citizens do not have confidence that the criminal justice system is adequately protecting them.”

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