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Thursday, February 18, 2010

Video and Reports of Former Utah State Senator's DUI Arrest to be Public

The Utah State Records Committee will release the three-hour long dash-cam video of former Utah state Sen. Sheldon Killpack's arrest for allegedly driving drunk. They will also release the Utah Highway Patrol's incident report. However, the release of the public records could be delayed by up to a month as the records committee has five days to sign an order stating its decision, and the Department of Public Safety has 30 days within which to appeal to the district court.

The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Killpack was stopped at 12:17 a.m. on January 15 and failed field sobriety tests. After Killpack refused a Breathalyzer test, a blood draw showed his blood-alcohol content at 0.11, which is above the legal limit of 0.08. Killpack resigned his political office the next day, and was charged with DUI and failure to signal.

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