[Vision2020] Idaho Senator McGee Arraigned on DUI, Truck Theft
janesta at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 19:49:35 PDT 2011
Well, isn't that nice. A "medical exception". Groovy.
On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 7:46 PM, Tom Hansen <thansen at moscow.com> wrote:
> Courtesy of KHQ-TV (Spokane) at:
> State senator arraigned on DUI, truck theft charge
> BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A lawyer for a state senator accused of taking an SUV
> and trailer from a stranger's home and driving it while drunk says there are
> "medical explanations" for his client's behavior.
> Idaho Senate Republican Caucus Chairman John McGee was arraigned Monday in
> Idaho's 4th District Court. He faces two charges: misdemeanor drunken
> driving and taking a vehicle without the owner's consent, causing more than
> $1,000 damage, a felony.
> The 38-year-old McGee was arrested early Sunday after police say he took
> the Ford Excursion and cargo trailer from the Boise home of a "complete
> stranger." They say a blood-alcohol test showed the four-term lawmaker had
> been drinking.
> McGee made his first appearance via video. His attorney, Scott McKay, said
> during the hearing there are "medical explanations" for McGee's actions that
> would negate any criminal liability in the case. He declined to elaborate.
> McGee's bond was set at $5,000.
> Seeya at the Wingding, Moscow.
> Tom Hansen
> Moscow, Idaho
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