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Wexford County Commissioner gets probation for drunk driving

Wexford County Commissioner, Michael Bush, pleaded guilty Thursday to operating while intoxicated. (Courtesy: Wexford County Sheriff's Office)

WEXFORD COUNTY, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU) -- Wexford County Commissioner, Michael Bush, pleaded guilty Thursday to operating while intoxicated.

Bush was also sentenced at the same time. He was sentenced to six months of probation and must pay $845 in fines. His license is also suspended through the Secretary of State's Office.

The attorney's office sent us this statement:

"I would like to deeply apologize to my family, friends, board of commissioners and the citizens of Wexford County, for a mistake I made a short time ago," said Michael Bush. "I have taken steps in my life to correct this mistake, so that it never happens again. I would like to thank those of you for the continued support that has been shown to me over the last few weeks. Again, I am deeply sorry for this mistake and look to move forward in my life as a county commissioner."

Bush was arrested by Cadillac Police on March 24.

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