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Man charged with DUI after going to vote a day early

Written by The Associated Press | Nov 8, 2017 3:08 PM
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FILE PHOTO: A voter casts a ballot. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)


(Harrisburg) -- Midstate police say they've arrested a man who showed up to an elementary school intoxicated and hoping to vote -- on the wrong day.

Authorities charged 34-year-old Douglas Shuttlesworth with a DUI after they found him at a school in Harrisburg on Monday.

Police say Shuttlesworth appeared intoxicated and they later found out he drove to the school thinking it was Election Day.

A woman who identified herself over the phone as Shuttlesworth's mother says her son mistakenly thought it was Tuesday. He was not available to comment on the charge.

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