Finance director charged with drunken driving

Full story: Statesman Journal

The city of Newport finance director was suspended without pay Monday and faces termination following his arrest Saturday on drunken driving charges, Newport city officials said.
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1 - 4 of 4 Comments Last updated Feb 10, 2007
Brett

Longview, WA

#1 Feb 6, 2007
Sad that this will just end up costing Lincoln County and Newport a bunch of money, to prosecute, and to replace him.

Something has to be done about alcohol consumption in excess. Obviously this guy is educated, doesn't he know its illegal to drink and drive.

Glad he did not kill anyone
Carlos

Miami, FL

#2 Feb 7, 2007
Drinking and driving is wrong and its selfish to say the least but most of us have done it sometime in out lives.Its just when your in a possition like that and you are caught it can ruin your life.There are goig to fire him just for that?was he driving a campany car?
Brett

Longview, WA

#3 Feb 10, 2007
They better fire him. Its his second offense. The first is still outstanding.

He's in big trouble in Oregon, Carlos. They don't play around with drinking and driving. And the fact that he ran into his house and hid!!! What a doofus.

“Shallow introspection”

Since: Jan 07

Cathlamet, WA

#4 Feb 10, 2007
It must be difficult to find anyone qualified to work in government?

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