News sources report that a man associated with an agency that works to reduce the number of alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents on West Virginia roadways is now facing a drunk driving charge. According to a criminal complaint filed by law enforcement officials in Charleston, the Department of Transportation's director of communications was charged with DUI after allegedly failing a series of breath tests on Dec. 6. The complaint indicates that the 50-year-old man was pulled over by police at approximately 11:40 p.m.
West Virginia State Police say that a trooper detained and charged the commissioner of Gilmer County with DUI on July 19. The trooper pulled over the commissioner around 8 p.m. when he allegedly saw the man driving erratically.
Aaron Beasley, known for his exploits on the football field as a star defensive back for West Virginia University and a nine-season player in the National Football League, has been detained on suspicion of DUI, according to a police report. The report states that Morgantown police stopped Beasley on Earl L. Core Road in the vicinity of the on-ramp to I-68 at approximately 2:30 a.m. on the morning of June 27.