State Senator Charged With DWI

A Wisconsin state senator was arrested for drunken driving Tuesday night.

Russ Decker is a democrat from the Wausau area.

He says he was arrested by Middleton Police about 11 p.m. Tuesday.

He was given a breathalyzer test and police charged him with driving while intoxicated. He was released Wednesday morning.

Decker says he made a terrible mistake, and accepts full responsibility.

A court appearance is scheduled for April 21.

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