ELKHORN, W.Va. — A House of Delegates member from McDowell County was charged with DUI early Saturday morning.
State police arrested Delegate Clif Moore (D-McDowell, 26) during a traffic stop on Route 52 on Elkhorn Mountain.
According to the police report, Moore’s vehicle was swerving and crossed the center line “on several occasions” and field sobriety tests later showed Moore was under the influence of alcohol.
The arrest came around 1:15 a.m. Moore was arraigned in McDowell County Magistrate Court later Saturday morning. He was released from jail on $500 bond Sunday.
Moore, 65, serves as Assistant Majority Whip in the state House of Delegates and is chairman of the House Banking Committee. He was first elected in 2004.
Moore was charged with DUI in Columbus, Ohio, in 2011 and was accused of driving on a revoked license in McDowell County in 2012.