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Watsonville man arrested for 6th DUI

WATSONVILLE, Calif. - A Watsonville man was busted for his sixth DUI over the weekend. 

According to Watsonville Police, officers were called out to a convenience store near E Lake Avenue late Sunday night (12/17) after a store clerk refused to sell beer to an intoxicated man. The employee told police drunk driver, 52-year-old Armando Guerrero was leaving the store in a red car around 11:40 p.m. 

An officer in the area followed Guerrero's car onto Lincoln Street where the driver was stopped. 

Police said Guerrero provided officers with a fake name and date of birth. He failed his sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI. 

Guerrero's blood alcohol content was measured at .22/.24 during a breath test after his arrest. The car was impounded for 30 days. The drunk driver was already on felony probation in Santa Cruz County for DUI; he has five prior DUI convictions since 2008, the most recent was in November of this year. 

Guerrero was booked into the Santa Cruz County Jail for felony DUI, driving on suspended license for DUI, giving false ID, and probation violation. 

 


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