Columbia Police Sgt. Dan Beckman said officers smelled intoxicants on Graham, noticed his eyes were watery and bloodshot and that he slurred his words and mumbled. Beckman said that according to a probable cause statement, Graham acknowledged consuming "a few" beers before driving.
Graham refused to submit to a breathalyzer exam and would not provide a blood sample.
Sunday, October 21, 2007
AP: Graham refused breathalyzer test
Associated Press reports Sen. Chuck Graham, D-Columbia, refused to take a breathalyzer test after the police stopped him for suspicion of drunk driving Saturday: