Massachusetts woman, charged with driving while intoxicated, held on cash bail

LACONIA — A Massachusetts woman was ordered held on $1,750 in cash bail after he arrest Tuesday for aggravated driving while intoxicated and driving after her license was suspended.

Paperwork obtained from the 4th Circuit Court, Laconia Division said a State Police Trooper clocked Rhonda K. Michels, 42, of 270 Canal St., #304, in Lawrence, Mass., driving in New Hampton at 83 mph at 6:25 p.m.

The trooper stopped Michels near Exit 23 and noticed her Massachusetts license had been suspended. She had an outstanding bench warrant for failing to appear for court in the 10th Circuit Court, Plaistow Division after being charged with DWI.

The trooper also noticed she had an outstanding warrant in Virginia for felony hit and run however, the state of Virginia doesn't want to extradite her.

He noticed her eyes were blurry and her breath smelled of alcohol and she was taken into custody. Once at the Laconia Police station, police said she voluntarily took a breath test and her blood-alcohol level was allegedly .28.

Judge Jim Carroll ordered her held on $750 for failing to appear in Plaistow and 1,000 on the recent allegation.