KETCHIKAN (AP) Ketchikan Gateway Borough Mayor Mike Salazar was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol.
The Ketchikan Police Department said Salazar, 62, was stopped about 2 a.m. Sunday after police received a report that he was driving the wrong way down Mission Street.
Police said they smelled alcohol on Salazar's breath and asked him to perform field sobriety tests and to provide a breath sample. The breath test indicated a blood alcohol level of .193 percent, police said.
It is illegal in Alaska to drive with a blood alcohol level of more than 0.08 percent.
Salazar did not immediately return calls for comment Tuesday afternoon from The Associated Press.
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