State Official Arrested For D.U.I.

Louisville police have charged a Kentucky assistant attorney general with drunken driving.

Thirty-three-year-old Jason Moore told police he had been to a
concert and had his last drink at the end. He refused a field sobriety test, but police say he smelled strongly of alcohol, had bloodshot eyes and was unsteady on his feet.

According to police, officers also found a cup in the car with beer left in it.

Police say Moore was charged with first-offense driving under
the influence of alcohol or drugs and possession of an open
container early yesterday.

Attorney general's office spokesman Corey Bellamy confirms that
Moore is an assistant there. He says Attorney General Greg Stumbo
is aware of the charge but has no further comment.

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