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Jury finds man innocent of DWI

Jeramy Ray Mercil, 29, of 821 North Shore Drive, Detroit Lakes was found innocent by a jury in Becker County District Court of felony first-degree DWI, test refusal.

According to court records: About 2 a.m. on Feb. 26, a Detroit Lakes police officer was dispatched to Stop-N-Go on a report of an intoxicated man standing by the gas pumps. An employee told him he appeared too intoxicated to drive, but he left anyway and the employee called police.

He has four convictions for DWI dating back to 1998. The jury found him innocent on Oct. 22. His cash bail was released to him.