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Millstadt driver charged with DUI and landscaping damage

Cynthia Dori, of MIllstadt, faces a felony charge in criminal damage to property in St. Clair County.
Cynthia Dori, of MIllstadt, faces a felony charge in criminal damage to property in St. Clair County.

A Millstadt woman was arrested and charged with misdemeanor driving under the influence and a felony in criminal damage to property Monday.

The St. Clair County Sheriff's Department reports they were called to the 5600 block of Saxtown Road in Millstadt at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Deputies found a 2002 Jeep stuck in a field, which came to a stop about 150 feet off the road, apparently after having driven through several properties along 5500 and 5600 Saxtown Road. The Jeep drove through a gate and also hit at least four mailboxes.

Landscaping damage, including fencing, at one home is estimated at $10,000, the sheriff's department said.

The driver was in the Jeep when deputies arrived. Cynthia L. Dori, 59, of Millstadt, was charged with one count of criminal damage to property, a Class 3 Felony, and one count of DUI, a misdemeanor.

Judge Robert Haida set bail for Dori at $50,000. Dori was in the St. Clair County Jail on Monday afternoon.

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