Lawmaker facing DUI charge involved in 2 earlier incidents, according to police

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  1. The_GiantNoodle
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    This guy just not acts like a loser he looks like one too! Driving drunk WITH your kids!!! Very nice.

    COLUMBUS – State Rep. Jarrod Martin, who is facing drunken driving and child endangerment charges for a July 22 traffic stop, was kicked out of a Beavercreek hotel in 2010 for being drunk and fighting and a few months earlier was found passed out in a downtown Columbus parking garage, according to police records.
    The Ohio Highway Patrol found Martin, R-Beavercreek, at 1:05 a.m. on March 24, 2010 slumped over a Chevy Suburban that belonged to state Rep. William Batchelder, R-Medina, who left his car in the garage overnight. Batchelder is now the Speaker of the House.
    Medics were called after a state trooper tried unsuccessfully for 20 minutes to wake Martin, according to the patrol’s log.
    At 3:22 a.m., long-time lawmaker Rep. Ron Amstutz, R-Wooster, called the patrol and arranged for House Republican campaign director Mike Dittoe to pick up Martin. It is unclear why Amstutz was called. Amstutz did not return messages on Friday.

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    also........
    http://www.daytondailynews.com/news...resentative-faces-ovi-allegation-1215273.html
     
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    Yep, not cool. He obviously has a problem and needs help.

    I do wonder though, should we hold lawmakers to higher standard? In other words should we feel more letdown because he is a Rep?
     
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    Yes! Then need to be held to a higher standard. They represent many people.
     
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    Why did he have to even get cuaght if he believes in personal responsibility?
     
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    I think I do hold them to a higher standard, I'm just not sure I should.

    For example;

    I love our general practicioner for years. He is a no nonsense, get to it, kind intelligent man...but he is dangerously obese - should I choose different doctor?

    Our mechanic drives a clunker, I mean a real piece of junk...but I can count on him and trust my car in his care.

    What you are saying, if i understand correctly, is that the lawmaker represents the welfare of many people and at the very least needs to demonstrate good judgement. I can't argue that either.

    See my dilemma? :razz:
     

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