Updated: 1:27 p.m.Charlene Lugar, wife of Senate Foreign Relations ranking member Dick Lugar (R-Ind.), was arrested Wednesday night for drunken driving after a traffic accident in McLean, Va.According to a spokesman for the Fairfax County Police Department, At 6:18 last night one of our patrol officers initiated a traffic stop of Charlene Lugar at the intersection of Old Dominion Drive and Dominion Reserve Drive in McLean.Following the stop, Lugar was arrested for driving while intoxicated and taken to the countys adult detention center where she was processed.According to a Fairfax County Police spokesman, Lugar was also charged with one count of hit-and-run.Sen. Lugar issued a statement, saying: "At about 6:30 p.m. last evening, November 18, Mrs. Lugar had a traffic accident in our McLean, Virginia neighborhood. A charge has been filed and a court appearance is scheduled for January. No other persons were in her car or the unattended car she hit. Thankfully, no one was injured. We are deeply sorry and embarrassed that this accident has occurred.Charlene Lugar has been released from the countys detention facility, according to his office.
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