Son of Arkansas Governor Arrested For DWI: William Asa Hutchinson, III is the 40 year old son of Asa Hutchinson, the Governor of Arkansas. On January 24, 2016, Hutchinson III was involved in a single motor vehicle crash. According to Arkansas State Police, he reported falling asleep while driving at 4:00 a.m. At some point, Hutchinson III’s vehicle slammed into the guardrail at the Interstate 49 southbound exit ramp onto the Fulbright Expressway. Police reported that Hutchinson III was confused about his direction of travel prior to the motor vehicle accident. Police did not report how they determined that Hutchinson III’s confusion was due to a concussion received in the high speed crash to the guardrail. #SonOfArkansasGovernorArrestedForDWI
Son of Arkansas Governor Arrested For DWI: The state police indicated that a firefighter summonsed to the crash site reported smelling an alcoholic beverage odor in Hutchinson III’s vehicle. The state police then noticed such odor on Hutchinson’s breath while speaking with him. The police report indicates that Hutchinson’s eyes were blood shot and watery and he had slurred speech. The Police did not indicate how they determined that watery eyes were caused by a blood alcohol level over the legal limit. The police did not explain how they determined that the blood shot eyes were not the product of the late hour, allergies or some other environmental factor.
Son of Arkansas Governor Arrested For DWI: The police apparently attempted to administer the horizontal gaze nystagmus test to Hutchinson III. The HGN test is hard to administer properly and there is significant evidence that HGN clues are often present in persons with no Blood Alcohol content and well as persons with low Blood Alcohol Contents. Hutchinson III was charged with DWI, careless driving and refusal to undergo the evidential breath test. His court date in the Fayetteville District Court is set for February 22, 2016. #SonOfArkansasGovernorArrestedForDWI
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