WA schools chief serving DUI day - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

WA schools chief serving DUI day

BUCKLEY, Wash. (AP) - Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn has been booked into the Buckley Jail in Pierce County to serve his one-day sentence for drunken driving. That report comes Monday evening from KCPQ-TV.

The 56-year-old Dorn pleaded guilty last Friday in Orting Municipal Court, where Judge John Curry sentenced him to 365 days in jail, but suspended all but one day of the sentence. Dorn was also fined $866 plus costs and assessments.

Dorn was arrested March 21 about 15 miles from his Eatonville home while driving home from a crab feed and dance in rural Pierce County. The Washington State Patrol said a breath test found Dorn's blood-alcohol content was 0.11 percent. The legal intoxication threshold in Washington is 0.08. Dorn has apologized.

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