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Published December 31, 2010, 01:58 PM

MN Assistant Fire Chief Charged with OWI

An assistant fire chief in the city of Rogers has been charged with second-degree driving while intoxicated, his second such charge in seven years.

By: Associated Press,

ROGERS, Minn. (AP) — An assistant fire chief in the city of Rogers has been charged with second-degree driving while intoxicated, his second such charge in seven years.

The criminal complaint say Jason Hines' was blood-alcohol content was more than three times the legal limit.

The complaint says another driver called 911 Tuesday to report a Jeep speeding and weaving. Police say the 40-year-old Hines was driving.

A message left at Hines' home Friday was not immediately returned.

Steve Stahmer is the city administrator in Rogers, which is about 25 miles northwest of Minneapolis. He says Hines is on administrative leave.

KSTP-TV says Hines pleaded guilty to fourth-degree driving while intoxicated in 2003.

Hines is scheduled to make a court appearance Jan. 12.

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