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Amery police chief accused of drunk driving

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The police chief of Amery in northwest Wisconsin is due in court on Thursday for allegedly driving drunk. Polk County sheriff's deputies said 55-year-old Thomas Marson drove his personal vehicle into a ditch. It happened late Saturday night, about five miles south of Amery at Highway 46 and County Trunk "A." Two breath tests showed that Marson's blood alcohol level was around point-15, almost twice the legal limit of point-zero-eight. Chief Marson faces Polk County citations for first-time drunk driving, and driving with a prohibited blood alcohol level.   

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