North Dakota: the only time a politician won’t talk? when they are busted for DUI — Democrat lawmaker Scott Kelsh, also a Fargo firefighter, nabbed on interstate by State Highway Patrol
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From Grand Forks Herald
FARGO – North Dakota state Rep. Scot Kelsh, D-Fargo, was arrested Monday night by the North Dakota State Highway Patrol on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Kelsh, 51, was arrested about 11:30 p.m. on Interstate 29 in Fargo and booked into the Cass County Jail, said patrol Capt. Bryan Niewind.
Niewind said the Class B misdemeanor driving under the influence charge filed in Cass County District Court against Kelsh is for a first-time offense.
Kelsh, who has been in the state Legislature since 1996, voted in favor of more stringent DUI laws in the legislative session this year.
He is a firefighter with the Fargo Fire Department.
Fire Chief Steve Dirksen said the department is handling the ….MORE