DUI Charges Against State Rep Dropped

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Drunken driving charges against state Representative John Garfield have been dropped.
Garfield, a Republican from Rochester Hills, was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving by Michigan State University police in late March.
Jury selection in his case had been expected to start this week.
Garfield pleaded guilty to driving while impaired in a 2005 case.


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  • by Jon Location: Odie on Aug 15, 2007 at 10:16 AM
    His namesake has been convicted several times for SUIL. (Sleeping Under the Influence of Lasagna) Seriously, who was the prosecutor in this case and which county was the original charges filed?
  • by JB Location: Jackson on Aug 14, 2007 at 02:13 PM
    He will get away with all of this becuase of who he is. This is not right he is no better than anyone else and he should be treated the same.
  • by Kim Location: Lansing on Aug 14, 2007 at 12:14 PM
    We don't have preferential treatment in this state . . do we?
  • by Pam Location: Jackson on Aug 14, 2007 at 09:19 AM
    Is this preferential treatment?
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