Senator Busted for DUI Holding Fundraiser at Bar

A fund raiser for state senator Russ Decker took place in Wausau Monday night, despite his recent arrest in Middleton on drunken driving charges.

The fundraiser was held at Treu's Tick Tock Club, which is a bar and restaurant.

Middleton police released the squad car video today showing Decker performing several field sobriety tests after he was pulled over for running a red light.

The video also shows Decker blowing into a breathalyzer.
Police say it registered .086. that's just above the legal limit of .08.

The arresting officer says he was convinced Decker was intoxicated.
A test taken later registered .09.

Decker apologized the day after the arrest, saying he exercised poor judgment. Decker faces a court hearing April 21st on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

Last year, Senator Decker voted against lowering the legal blood alcohol limit from point .10 to .08.


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