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Enfield State Rep. Charged With DUI, 1 Year After Same Charge

Enfield State Rep. Charged With DUI, 1 Year After Same Charge

WEST HARTFORD – For the second time in less than 18 months, state Rep. David Alexander was arrested on a drunken driving charge.

Alexander, a Democrat from Enfield, was charged early Saturday with operating under the influence of drugs or alcohol, failure to carry a certificate of registration or insurance and failure to drive in the proper lane.

A state trooper saw a car weaving between lanes on Interstate 84 in West Hartford around 1:45 a.m., according to a police report. Alexander was stopped on Kane Street in West Hartford, just off Exit 44. He exhibited signs of intoxication and failed a field sobriety test, police said.

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