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State Rep. Kelsh arrested on suspicion of DUI

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Dickinson North Dakota 1815 1st Street West 58602

FARGO – North Dakota state Rep. Scot Kelsh, D-Fargo, was arrested Monday night by the North Dakota State Highway Patrol on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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Capt. Bryan Niewind said Kelsh, 51, was arrested on Interstate 29 about 11:30 p.m.

Kelsh, a 63rd District representative, has been in the Legislature since 1996. His family has served in the Legislature for decades, and Kelsh is a third-generation legislative member.

He voted to pass more stringent DUI laws in the last session.

Kelsh said he could not comment at this time on the advice of his attorney.

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