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US senator arrested for drunk driving
AFP
Washington, December 24, 2012
First Published: 14:16 IST(24/12/2012)
Last Updated: 14:18 IST(24/12/2012)
Republican Senator Michael Crapo of Idaho has been arrested in Virginia for drunk driving, police said on Sunday.
   
Police officials said a vehicle driven by Crapo was stopped in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, Virginia, early Sunday after he had run a red light.
   
Crapo underwent and failed several field sobriety tests and was taken into custody without incident, the officials said.
   
He was released on $1,000 bond a few hours later.
   
The senator is due in court January 4.
   
In a statement, Crapo said he had made a mistake, apologized for it and promised to "deal with whatever penalty comes my way in this matter."

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