A judge who moves a drunken-driving trial from his courtroom to a local high school each year as a cautionary tale to students is now himself charged with the offense.
Perry County Judge Dean L. Wilson was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs and failing to stop after an accident. A Mercedes-Benz that Columbus police say he was driving hit a Central Ohio Transit Authority bus on Sunday night in the Arena District.
The charges are first-degree misdemeanors punishable by a maximum of six months in jail for each. [Read Full Article]