Man Arrested After 6th DUI & Crash

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email
A Lincoln man has been arrested for his sixth DUI arrest dating back to 1990.  On Thursday, The Gage County Sheriff’s Office says 49-year-old Richard Jacobs was driving drunk when he turned into the path of an oncoming car.

Richard Jacobs, 49 of Lincoln, was arrested March 1, 2012 in Gage County, Nebraska. Investigators say it was his 6th DUI arrest since 1990.

A Lincoln man has been arrested for his sixth DUI arrest dating back to 1990. On Thursday, The Gage County Sheriff’s Office says 49-year-old Richard Jacobs was driving drunk when he turned into the path of an oncoming car.

The crash was reported at 4:32pm on West Highway 41 and US Highway 77 north of Beatrice.

The sheriff’s office says Jacobs was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Lumina. He failed to yield to a pickup truck driven by 46-year-old Michael Powell of Michigan. Powell was taken to Bryan LGH West in Lincoln. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Jacobs was arrested for driving with a revoked license and driving under the influence.


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