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News - June 18, 2014

Judge charged with DUI

A San Mateo County judge is a facing a DUI charge following a May arrest, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Judge Joseph Scott, 63, is the county's assistant presiding judge.

Mr. Wagstaffe said Mr. Scott was stopped May 24 around 12:30 a.m. when officers saw his vehicle weaving on northbound U.S. 101 in Redwood City.

He failed a field sobriety test and had a blood-alcohol level of .12, higher than the .08 legal limit, Mr. Wagstaffe said.

Mr. Scott has a court date scheduled for Aug. 5.

— Bay City News Service

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