Sen. Whitehouse's Son Fined $250, Community Service and Classes for DUI

The 19-year-old pleaded no contest to the DUI charge on Friday.

Alexander Whitehouse, the son of U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse pleaded no contest Friday morning to a charge of driving under the influence (DUI), reported The Providence Journal today.

in Middletown early Wednesday morning after a witness reported he was driving erratically and appeared to be intoxicated. 

Whitehouse was fined $250, ordered to perform 30 hours of community service and was ordered to attend a school for drunk driving, The Providence Journal reported.  Sen. Whitehouse and his wife, Sandra, attended the hearing, which was held at the Rhode Island District Court.

The senator reportedly said that his son, a recent graduate of , took responsibility for his actions.

John ("Anything But Sue") July 27, 2012 at 11:15 PM
Lotta posts here seem to have disappeared. Just Sayin'. You English teachers out there with the summer off.....please note I DID add the hyphen to "Sayin". YUP
port-a-gee July 27, 2012 at 11:52 PM
johnny has a 3rd grade education.... hey manny
John ("Anything But Sue") July 27, 2012 at 11:55 PM
@port-a-gee; Welcome aboard. You will do well on this forum.
nurburg July 29, 2012 at 02:01 PM
The DUI punishments in the state are remarkably lenient. 3 month loss of license?! That's it! 250 dollar fine?! That's IT?!
habitual defender August 01, 2012 at 04:27 AM


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