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Woman charged with crashing Augusta National gate

Monday, April 8, 2013 12:47 PM
Last updated 7:38 PM
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A North Augusta woman is facing charges of drunken driving and property damage after police say she drove through a gate at the Augusta National Golf Club last week.

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According to a Richmond County sheriff’s incident report, Page Miriam Hall, 51, of Leigh Place Drive, entered Gate 6 off Berckmans Road in a Nissan Altima about 12:30 a.m. April 2.

Police said Hall disregarded Augusta National security officers’ verbal warnings to stop.

She drove onto the grass at the service entrance and continued driving recklessly on the property, speeding and striking signs.

Hall was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence and criminal trespass. The incident was captured on surveillance video, the sheriff’s report said.

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Darby
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Darby 04/08/13 - 11:51 am
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She just wanted to get a chance

to see Phil and Tiger. Her timing was off just a little.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 04/08/13 - 12:06 pm
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Reminds me of the guy trying

Reminds me of the guy trying to meet Reagan.

Ego556
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Ego556 04/08/13 - 12:10 pm
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she'll probably plead not

she'll probably plead not guilty.

dichotomy
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dichotomy 04/08/13 - 12:24 pm
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Proof that too much alcohol

Proof that too much alcohol always make you stupid and never makes you better looking.

Fiat_Lux
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Fiat_Lux 04/08/13 - 12:51 pm
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You'd think that being 51,

she'd have learned the truth of Dichotomy's statement.

Some people stay dumb as stumps their entire lives. God have mercy on us all.

my.voice
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my.voice 04/08/13 - 12:56 pm
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Give her a break, she heard

Give her a break, she heard they were letting women in the club.

rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 04/08/13 - 01:01 pm
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It can
Unpublished

never be said that a woman didn't make a breakthrough at the National.

GnipGnop
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GnipGnop 04/08/13 - 01:22 pm
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She was...

Misinformed...she thought they had a Drunk Driving Range

my.voice
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my.voice 04/08/13 - 01:25 pm
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Interesting this is just now

Interesting this is just now hitting the paper.

BamaMan
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BamaMan 04/08/13 - 01:27 pm
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Riverman,

I thought that very thing myself. That one made national news, this one probably will too, since it's the Augusta National. Proof positive alcohol has no redeeming qualities. Echo the makes you stupid, and never makes you better looking comment.

Red Headed Step Child
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Red Headed Step Child 04/08/13 - 01:38 pm
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I can just imagine her

I can just imagine her spinning donuts on the grass with the theme song from "The Dukes of Hazzard" blaring on the speakers...

justthefacts
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justthefacts 04/08/13 - 02:56 pm
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All good...but, GnipGnop gets the prize.

FormerAugustaResident
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FormerAugustaResident 04/08/13 - 03:29 pm
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Kinda sad....

With a quick Google search, she has been arrested 2X in the past year for alcohol related offenses. Ms. Hall obviously has a serious problem and needs some help.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 04/08/13 - 05:18 pm
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my.voice & Riverman1

This is a Late April Fools Joke.

Everybody knows there is No Crime in Augusta leading up to and for a few days after the Masters. Oh!, other than Ticket Scalping.

palmetto1008
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palmetto1008 04/08/13 - 08:05 pm
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Was she trying to get in or
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Was she trying to get in or get out??

r
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r 04/08/13 - 08:26 pm
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Odd

How odd is it the chronicle held this story until today it was on August Crime days ago!!!!

JENNPAT
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JENNPAT 04/09/13 - 09:43 am
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mad

i guess she was just mad because she need tickets and could not get any so she thought she would show them what she could do.to bad she was drunk she will really get it now don't mess with the Master's

harley_52
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harley_52 04/09/13 - 10:28 am
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"Echo the makes you stupid,...

....and never makes you better looking comment."

Well it might not make YOU better looking, but it sure does make most women better looking. Like the song said "I never went to bed with an ugly woman, but I sure woke up with a few."

Rolling Eyes
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Rolling Eyes 04/09/13 - 10:54 am
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She's lucky that she didn't

She's lucky that she didn't get onto the course. I believe that the sentence for that is capitol punishment.

MrClen1944
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MrClen1944 04/09/13 - 11:26 am
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Has anyone seen actually seen

Has anyone seen actually seen her since she did this? The picture looks suspicious to me.

CricketSeranade
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CricketSeranade 04/10/13 - 10:21 am
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I'm with you Rolling Eyes

She'll be lucky if she doesn't get 'the chair'. Trespassing at the Augusta National is tantamount to treason around here.

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