A Virginia state lawmaker has pleaded responsible to driving whereas intoxicated.
The Virginian-Pilot reviews that state Del. Matthew James made a plea agreement Monday that permits him to avoid jail time if he stays out of hassle for the subsequent yr.
He additionally will want a restricted license to drive and an ignition interlock for six months.
Police stated he had a blood alcohol content material of zero.18 after he was arrested last yr.
James is a Democrat who represents elements of Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Suffolk. He declined to touch upon the plea settlement or whether he deliberate to run for re-election.
His identify will seem on the ballot. He was the one candidate to hunt the Democratic nomination this spring.