A Morton woman has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for running over her boyfriend in Becker County, breaking three ribs and his collarbone.
She stopped to apologize to him after backing over him, then hopped in the passenger seat of the vehicle and left the scene with another woman.
Corinna Jo Schoen, 37, of 38982 Reservation Highway 3, Morton, Minn. was sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony criminal vehicular operation, causing substantial bodily harm, leaving the scene.
A felony charge of criminal vehicular operation causing substantial bodily harm, driving with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 percent or higher, was dropped in a plea agreement.
According to court records, on the evening of Oct. 7, White Earth tribal officers were dispatched to the 36000 block of Moose Street on a report of a woman running over her boyfriend.
A witness told the officer that Schoen backed over the man after an argument.
She got out, said she was sorry to the victim, then got in the passenger side and another woman drove her away from the scene.
When the vehicle was stopped by a tribal officer, Schoen had a strong smell of alcohol on her breath and was uncooperative. Her blood alcohol level tested at .10 percent at the jail.
On July 16, she appeared before District Judge Joe Evans, who sentence her to 19 months in prison at Shakopee, stayed six years, a downward departure from the state sentencing guidelines.
She was ordered to serve 283 days in jail, with credit for 283 days served. She was fined $1,000 plus $85 in court fees and placed on supervised probation for six years.