Man Arrested for DUI, Drove Drunk to Bail Out Wife

According to ABC News, a southwestern Montana man was arrested for driving under the influence after Gallatin County deputies say he drove drunk to bail his wife out of jail for her DUI hours earlier.

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports 62-year-old Rick Fancher of Big Sky was arrested early Friday and charged with his third DUI. Prosecutors say jail staff reported Fancher left the jail at 3:30 a.m. after trying to post bond for 44-year-old Stacey Jo Fancher. She had been arrested for aggravated DUI with a blood-alcohol level of 0.201. A deputy stopped Rick Fancher’s pickup truck near the jail. Court records say his blood-alcohol level was 0.159. Both Fancher and his wife posted bond at 9 a.m. on Friday. It was not immediately clear when they would appear in court.

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