Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced that Michael Allan Andrist, age 47 of Rochester, was sentenced today to 60 months in prison by Judge Tim Wermager in connection with his 11th DWI conviction. Andrist pled guilty to Felony Driving While Impaired on February 29, 2012. The investigation revealed that on July 3, 2011 the defendant was traveling 70 miles per hour on the shoulder of Highway 52 and repeatedly went into the ditch. Numerous 911 calls from other concerned drivers were made to report this dangerous driving behavior.
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