Jennifer Hepner, Miss Montana 2008, was arrested and charged for DUI. Hepner was then suspended from her duties as the beauty pageant queen of Miss Montana. Hepner’s page on the Miss Montana website is below.
Jennifer Hepner, 23, a student of the University of Montana, was stopped on Jan 3, 2008. Hepner refused to do any field sobriety test for alcohol screening, and refused to submit to breath and blood tests. Hepner’s driving licence was seized.
Jennifer Hepner pleaded not guilty to her charges. Hepner is fighting against the suspension of her driving licence. Hepner was aloowed to compete in Miss America beauty pageant on Jan 24. On Feb 16, Hepner was suspended from participating in Miss Montana 2008 duties.
Miss America Organization, the beauty organization that is responsible for the pageant, said Jennifer Hepner is allowed to keep her crown for the rest of her term. The next Miss Montana will be crowned in June 2009.