Woman who crashed into Cheboygan school bus drunk is sentenced to jail

Susan Banister is sentenced Friday and must pay restitution fees to Cheboygan area schools.

The woman who crashed into a Cheboygan school bus while drunk and drove away is facing a maximum sentencing on Friday.

Susan Banister will spend one year in jail and will have a suspended license for five years.

Banister will have to pay more than $1,000 in fines. Part of those fines, $500 will be paid in restitution fees to the Cheboygan area schools.

In May, Banister pleaded guilty to her second offense of operating with a suspended license and operating with a high blood alcohol content.

This is her fifth drunk driving offense.

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