(State Senator arrested)….The Sacramento Bee says Ben Hueso was arrested by the California Highway Patrol.
The Senator represents parts of San Diego and Riverside Counties and all of Imperial County. The newspaper says Hueso was arrested for Driving Under the Influence. They report his blood alcohol content was .08. He was booked into Sacramento County Jail at 3:27 Friday morning. Thursday night the Senator had attended a Latin Caucus in Sacramento. The Sacramento newspaper says a check with the Jail at 10:00 am Friday indicated Hueso was still in jail. He was elected to the state senate in March 2013, filling the vacancy left by Juan Vargas. Before that, Hueso served as a member of the Assembly, representing areas of San Diego. There has been no comment from Hueso or his office.