Officer Michael Bennett reported that Taylor exited his vehicle and was legally carrying a gun on his hip. Bennett said Taylor had “an overwhelming odor of alcohol,” but denied that he had anything to drink.
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Officials in Kivela’s office confirmed the lawmaker was arrested Monday evening, but referred all questions to Grassroots Midwest Tuesday afternoon. A representative from Grassroots Midwest said there are no further comments beyond the statement released Tuesday.
DALLAS — Dallas County Assistant District Attorney Justin Moore was arrested for driving while intoxicated early Sunday morning.
According to Dallas Police’s arrest report, Moore, a DeSoto resident, was speeding, weaving in and out of lanes, tailgating and nearly sideswiped another car while driving on Highway 67 near Loop 12.
It was 2:45am when two officers say they moved to pull Moore over, and reported immediately smelling a strong stench of alcohol. They reportedly asked Moore if he had been drinking and he did not answer, and he struggled to produce a drivers license. He ultimately showed the officers his District Attorney’s Office identification.
SACRAMENTO (08/23/2014) – A Democratic California State Senator from San Diego has been arrested in Sacramento under suspicion of DUI early Friday morning.
According to the Sacramento County Jail booking logs, 44-year-old Sen. Benjamin Hueso was booked at 3:27 a.m. Friday. California Highway Patrol confirms that they arrested the state senator.
Officer Julie Powell, a CHP representative, says that Hueso was driving a state vehicle when he was arrested. Hueso was reportedly driving the wrong way on 15th Street when he happened upon an officer. Hueso then did a u-turn in front of the officer, CHP says, before the officer eventually pulled him over in a parking lot at 15th and X Streets. He was arrested at 2:39 a.m., according to CHP.
An Oklahoma State Senator was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated in Grayson County, Texas, late Thursday night.
According to the Howe Police Department, Oklahoma Sen. Harry Coates, (R – Seminole), was stopped on southbound US 75 near the town of Howe around 11 p.m. Thursday, after a driver reported the vehicle to be driving erratically.
His friends thought he was OK to drive, he said.
“It’s embarrassing,” he said. “I’m ashamed. It was an honest mistake.
“But the fact remains, I was over the limit — so sayeth the law.”
The incident doesn’t reflect on his leadership capabilities and he hopes others also learn from his lapse in judgment, he said.