On Tuesday, February 21, 2023, at approximately 9:27 p.m., Blaine County Sheriff’s deputies performed a traffic stop on Main Street at Maple St. in Hailey, Idaho.
The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, a 2012 Chevrolet Express van, was identified as Gordon Chase Dawson, age 63 of Bellevue, Idaho.
Upon investigation, Dawson was arrested and charged with felony Driving Under the Influence, I.C. 18-8004(1)(A)(F), and two infractions, Failing to Signal, I.C. 49-808, and Improper Lane Change, I.C. 49-637.
Dawson has had two prior felony convictions for DUI in 2017 and 2011, making this his third felony Driving Under the Influence arrest. Dawson is being held in the Blaine County Detention Center pending arraignment Wednesday afternoon in Magistrate Court.
Blaine County Sheriff
Posted: 10:30 a.m. on February 22, 2023
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