Senator overseeing DUI reform cited for open container violation
Sen. overseeing DUI reform cited, open container
MATT GOURAS, Associated Press
HELENA — The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee overseeing sweeping reform to the state's drunk driving laws says a recent open container ticket resulted from poor judgment.
Republican Committee Chairman Jim Shockley of Victor is also gearing up for a run at the office of Montana attorney general.
Shockley says he was driving home from Helena last Friday when he stopped to buy a beer, his second of the evening.
Missoula police pulled him over and issued an open alcohol container citation after he p...