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State Sen. Ben Hueso charged with misdemeanor drunk driving
State Sen. Ben Hueso charged with misdemeanor drunk driving

State Sen. Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) faces two misdemeanor charges after his arrest last month on suspicion of drunk driving, the Sacramento district attorney's office said Monday. Hueso was charged with one count of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs and one count of driving with a blood alcohol level of 0.08 or more, said Shelly Orio, media officer for the district attorney's office. Both counts are misdemeanors.  The senator was stopped by California Highway Patrol officers at 2:44 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 22, after driving the wrong way down a one-way street in downtown Sacramento, according authorities. The CHP officers "observed objective signs and...

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