Thomas Ravenel arrested for DUI in the Hamptons

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Former South Carolina state Treasurer Thomas Ravenel was arrested in East Hampton, N.Y., Monday on charges of DUI, according to the East Hampton Star newspaper.

East Hampton Village police said they saw Ravenel swerving across lane lines and driving on the shoulder of the road. After Ravenel was arrested for DUI, he refused to take a breath test at the police station.

Ravenel’s DUI defense attorney told the judge his client was in East Hampton playing polo. Ravenel’s bond was set at $650.

Ravenel, R-Charleston, resigned as state treasurer in 2007 and pleaded guilty to cocaine possession, serving time in federal prison. Ravenel is currently doing a reality TV show for the Bravo network called "Southern Charm," which features young aristocrats from Charleston, SC.

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Source: News 2 Charleston, Thomas Ravenel Arrested for DUI