Randy Dorn, Superintendant of Public Instruction for Washington State, is being investigated after he was stopped for speeding and cited for alleged driving under the influence (DUI) early Sunday morning.
According a report in The Tacoma News Tribune, police stopped Dorn around 1:30 am in Orting, near Orting High School.
Dorn said that he had attended a community event with his family and had consumed some beer with dinner.
Dorn was not booked into jail. The city prosecutor will determine if Dorn should be charged after the investigation.
“The public has a right to information regarding the conduct of elected officials, however I hope people will understand and respect that this is a personal legal matter that at this time I am not at liberty to discuss. I look forward to the day when I will be able to discuss the details of this incident.”
In Washington State, the amount of alcohol in a driver’s blood is measured by either a breath test or a blood. The legal limit for intoxication is 0.08%.
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