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Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester man has been sentenced for his 5th DWI-related conviction and could be sent to prison if he’s caught again.

It was also the second felony DWI conviction for 28-year-old Abel Rocha, who was arrested three times in 2019.

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His most recent arrest happened in June last year when he was pulled over for speeding on Highway 52 in Rochester. A test at the jail showed his blood/alcohol concentration was .14.

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He was given a 54-month prison sentence that was stayed for 7 years. Rocha was also sentenced to serve 60 days in jail during each of the next three years.

Rocha’s record shows he was arrested for DWI four other times.

  • May 2018
  • March 2019
  • May 2019
  • August 2019 (felony)

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