Midlands lawmaker acknowledges DUI charge
Thu, 07 Feb 2013 02:42:13 GMT —
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP/ WACH) -- A South Carolina legislator acknowledges he faces a drunken driving charge from a stop along Interstate 77 last October.
Democratic Rep. Bakari Sellers told The Associated Press on Wednesday that a sheriff's officer stopped him in Chester County after the South Carolina-Georgia football game.
Sellers says he was headed to Charlotte, N.C., to visit family members after the Oct. 6 night game.
WACH FOX News found online court records that show Sellers paid a $997 bond on Oct. 8.
The Denmark Democrat says he's going through the process like anyone else charged with first-offense driving under the influence.
Sellers says he had a provisional license that allowed him to drive to work until his license was fully reinstated last month.