A man from Holiday Shores could face up to 6 years in jail after a Madison County Jury found him guilty of another DUI. 58-year-old Carl Bettorf of the 8000 block of Dona Lane was charged with aggravated driving under the influence after his arrest in November 2009, following five previous convictions of DUI dating back to the late 70’s.
After a number of delays, the trial for Bettorf began on Monday with jury selection. Court proceedings began on Tuesday morning, and the jury got the case on Tuesday afternoon. The jury issued its verdict on Wednesday afternoon in Madison County Court, finding Bettorf guilty of a Class X felony DUI. He faces up to six years in jail at sentencing and has five DUI convictions dating back to 1979.