CLEVELAND -- Cleveland City Councilman Eugene Miller had his driver's license suspended for six months Tuesday afternoon whenhe was sentenced for his arrest last November.
Miller was arrested in late November about 1 a.m. on state Route 2 near theSouth Marginal Road.Police did not disclose how fast Miller was driving but he told police he was coming from watching the Notre Dame-Southern Cal game.
The ticket issued to Miller shows he was cited for 70 mph in a 50 mph zone. His BAC was listed as .056, below the .08 legal limit, but police say that they can determine he was an impaired driver even if his blood alcohol does not exceed the legal limit.
Miller was sentencedon a physical control of vehicle charge in connection to being pulled over for allegedly drinking and driving.
Miller had pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence. His license suspension will end May 24 because his license was suspended right after the incident.
Visiting JudgeMichael Weigand from Barberton handled the case after all of the Cleveland Municipal Court judges recused themselves from hearing it. Cleveland City Council oversees teh court's budget.
The court saidthe speeding charge was dropped and the OVI case was amended. he was fined $250 plus court costs for a total of $486.00 with time to pay.