An Ohio state representative pleaded guilty to a charge of having physical control of a motor vehicle while under the influence. He was pulled over early in the morning on March 29, 2019 by a trooper with the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The trooper said field sobriety tests indicated that the representative was impaired. The man was placed under arrest and charged with operating a vehicle under the influence.
NFL fans in Ohio and around the country who watched the recent NFC Championship Game may have seen cornerback P.J. Williams record seven tackles and break up one pass as his New Orleans Saints were narrowly beaten by the Los Angeles Rams. Williams is scheduled to become a free agent if he does not sign a new deal in New Orleans, but his prospects of a lucrative contract were dealt a blow in the early morning hours of Jan. 23 when he was taken into custody on drunk driving charges.
Ohio movie fans may be interested in learning that actor Vince Vaughn was officially charged with DUI on September 7. The 48-year-old actor faced charges after an alleged drunk driving incident that occurred on June 10.
Ohio residents may recognize Steve Wilkos from his time on "The Jerry Springer Show". In January, he crashed his car while driving under the influence of alcohol. He initially claimed that he was looking for his glasses at the time of the accident. However, an investigation determined that alcohol caused the crash that left Wilkos injured.