Billings man faces seventh DUI charge after crash


POSTED: 10:18 AM Jan 26 2013

A 48-year-old Billings man has been charged with a seventh driving under the influence.
The Billings Gazette reports ( in a story published Friday that Robert Luis Cedeno pleaded not guilty to felony DUI and misdemeanor charges of driving without insurance, driving without a valid license and fleeing from officers.
After a prosecutor said Cedeno had five previous DUI convictions in New York between 1990 and 1995, and another in Wyoming in 2005, bond was set at $20,000.
Police say that on Jan. 11 an officer witnessed Cedeno crash into a tree near City Hall, but drive away when the officer approached.
He was eventually pulled over but refused all sobriety tests. A blood sample was taken after a search warrant was obtained.