GLENVILLE, W. Va. – The West Virginia State Police arrested and charged Gilmer County Commissioner Brian Kennedy with a DUI over the weekend.
Senior Trooper K. J. Varner II pulled Kennedy over at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday after he was seen driving erratically on U.S. 33 in Gilmer County.
Once pulled over, Varner said he detected alcohol on Kennedy’s breath and initiated the proper procedures.
A secondary chemical test revealed Kennedy’s BAC was at 0.089, which is over the 0.08 limit.
Varner said Kennedy was cooperative while detained until around 10:30 p.m., when Magistrate Judge Carol L. Wolfe arraigned and released him on a personal recognizance bond.
According to Judge Wolfe’s office, as of Monday, no dates have been set in regard to the case.
A representative from the Gilmer County Commission has not yet been available for comment on the matter at this time.