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Leader of Southeast Missouri United Way Sentenced for D.W.I.

(Cape Girardeau) The executive director for the United Way of Southeast Missouri has been given a suspended sentence for driving while intoxicated.

Elizabeth Shelton will be on probation for two years after serving four days of shock time in the Cape Girardeau County Jail.

She entered a guilty plea December 14th.

Shelton had been found guilty of DWI on two previous occasions.

She was arrested last September after a two-vehicle accident in Cape Girardeau.

The arresting officer said Shelton had shown signs of impairment like slurred speech and having trouble maintaining her balance.

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