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Man Sentenced to 35 Years Behind Bars For Seventh DWI Conviction

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Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY – One man will spend a long time behind bars after being found guilty of his seventh DWI charge.

Israel Vasquez was found guilty by an Ector County jury on Wednesday.

We're told the jury only took 12 minutes to decide Vasquez's fate.

As a result of that decision, Vasquez was sentenced to 35 years behind bars.

In a statement to NewsWest 9, Ector County District Attorney, Bobby Bland, said, “This conviction and sentence will save lives on the streets of Ector County.”

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