RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- A Raleigh lawyer running for a District Court judgeship has apologized following his arrest on a charge of driving while impaired.
The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that 49-year-old Mark A. Perry was stopped by a Raleigh police officer Tuesday night. Court records indicate that Perry registered a 0.09 on a breath alcohol test. The legal limit in North Carolina is 0.08.
Perry, who represents criminal defendants, said he had not decided whether to continue his campaign since the arrest. No one at the clerk's office could be reached for immediate comment to determine whether Perry had retained an attorney.
District Court judges handle DWI cases as well as child support, divorces, civil claims and domestic violence issues.
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