State Rep. Rebekah Warren (D-Ann Arbor) | House Democrats photo
State Rep. Rebekah Warren (D-Ann Arbor) was sentenced Wednesday in Oakland County after drunken driving incident in late December.
She pleaded guilty in February and was given one year of probation on a misdemeanor operating while intoxicated charge and she must perform 10 days of community service, the Detroit News reported.
Warren was originally charged under Michigan’s “super drunk” law for driving with a blood alcohol content above .17 but the charge was reduced after her plea. Her blood alcohol content was .212%, almost three times over the legal limit, according to a Michigan State Police blood analysis.
Police dashcam video obtained by WDIV-TV in Detroit showed Warren hitting an I-75 guardrail with her Jeep Grand Cherokee before her arrest in Auburn Hills for drunken driving on Dec. 26. The longtime lawmaker, who’s in her last term in the state House after serving eight years in the state Senate, also was seen failing sobriety tests on the video.
Warren has apologized for the incident.
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