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A Monticello man is headed to prison after receiving his 6th DUI conviction.  Jeffrey Allen admits he was drunk when he drove a van into a creek in Champaign County on May 2nd.  Authorities say his blood-alcohol level was zero-point 19, more than twice the legal limit.  Allen has three previous DUI convictions, plus two aggravated DUI convictions.  He pleaded guilty to the 6th charge in court yesterday and will spend the next 14 years behind bars.

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