WTNH-TV is reporting that a Clinton lawmaker was arrested Saturday on drunken driving charges.
According to the television station, state police arrested state Rep. Brian O’Connor, D-Clinton, just before 6 p.m. on Saturday for speeding on Route 9 in Haddam.
O’Connor failed a field sobriety test and was released after posting a $500 bond. He is due in court on Dec. 19.
O’Connor has been a state representative since 2001 and is co-chairman of the Insurance and Real Estate Committee.