William Paul, the son of Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), was arrested for DUI last week, has learned. According to Police Spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts in Lexington, William Paul, 22, was cited last week for DUI after hitting a parked car. He was treated for minor injuries at the University of Kentucky hospital and released. According to the citation, Lexington police found Paul in the driver’s seat of the truck after it collided with a parked vehicle. The report said William Paul was “belligerent” and had “a strong odor of alcohol,” bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. He failed a field sobriety test and refused to take a blood test, according to the citation.
This is not the first time William Paul has had trouble with alcohol. In January, 2013, Paul was charged with assault on a flight attendant and consuming alcohol underage. and in October,of that year, was cited for possession of alcohol by a minor.
Paul is scheduled to be arraigned on the charge May 12 in Fayette District Court.