This is one boozing public official who admitted he was driving drunk…it’s too bad he took a chance at killing his constituents but at least he is honest about it.
From Twin Cities and News Tribune
I was guilty,” Huntley said. “I will plead guilty.”
The longtime Duluth representative and former faculty member at the University of Minnesota Duluth was driving on Minnesota Highway 6 near Deerwood when he was pulled over at 4:47 p.m. by a Minnesota State Patrol officer for speeding. Huntley said he had been driving 8 mph over the limit.
After talking with Huntley, 71, the trooper took a breath analysis and his initial blood-alcohol level showed a reading of 0.083, Huntley said. That’s just over the 0.08 limit to drive legally in the state.
A State Patrol spokesman confirmed the circumstances of Huntley’s arrest Friday evening, although he did not have access to Huntley’s blood-alcohol test results nor did he know how fast Huntley was driving when he was pulled over. Huntley was warned, but not ticketed, for speeding.An officer from the Crow Wing County Jail confirmed that Huntley was taken into the facility Feb. 2 and released the same day. Huntley said he was released about 11 p.m. ….MORE