Top Jindal Administrator Arrested On Suspicion of DWI, Careless Driving
State Commissioner of Administration Paul Rainwater was arrested for driving while intoxicated and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.
The Advocate (http://bit.ly/uPTtVI ) reports that the 49-year-old Rainwater was booked at 1 a.m. on one count each of first-offense DWI, reckless operation of a vehicle and failure to obey a stop sign or yield sign.
Records show a Baton Rouge police officer saw Rainwater run a stop sign and drive on the wrong side of the road before initiating a traffic stop.
Rainwater performed "very poory" on his field sobriety test and registered a .170 blood alcohol level, or more than twice the legal limit.
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Source: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com