Whether driving while intoxicated led to an accident with a deer — or, perhaps, with another object — or whether hitting a deer led to being caught DWI is not certain, but a Springdale woman went to jail in the wee hours of Nov. 11 following an accident. According to police reports, Casondra Nunley, 28, of Springdale, was arrested and charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol after an accident on Arkansas Highway 59 just north of the Gentry city limits. Reports state that the Gentry officer, assisting the Arkansas State Police, checked on a 2001 Ford Taurus with its emergency flashers on. The car was occupied by Michael Burrow and Nunley. Both had the odor of alcoholic beverage on their breath, according to reports. Though Burrow was on the driver’s side of the car, both Burrow and Nunley said she was driving at the time of the accident. Burrow said he was trying to move the car off the road, according to police reports. Both also said Nunley hit a deer, according to reports, but the
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News, Pages 5 on 11/21/2012
Print Headline: Two arrested DWI