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WSP: Driver blows a .250 while on the way to pick up child

RICHLAND, Wash. - A Washington State Patrol trooper arrested a driver for driving under the influence while they were reportedly on their way to pick up a child. 

In a tweet, Trooper Thorson said Trooper Mata stopped the car on State Route 240 near Columbia Center Boulevard in Richland around 9 a.m. Monday. 

The driver was arrested and taken to jail, where they blew a .250, according to WSP. 

Thorson said the driver told Mata they were on the way to pick up a five-year-old child. 

Troopers did not identify the suspected drunk driver. 



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