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NH State Rep Arrested For Suspended Driver’s License

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HAMPTON, N.H. (CBS) — A state representative from Seabrook, N.H. has been arrested on charges he was driving on a suspended driver’s license.

Gary Wheaton, 50, is also charged with speeding.

Police say Wheaton was driving on Route 1 North in Hampton Tuesday morning just before 9 a.m. when he was pulled over for speeding. The dispatcher told the officer the owner of the vehicle’s license was suspended.

Although police say Wheaton did not have a license or other ID on him he did say he owned the vehicle. The officer placed Wheaton under arrest.

On the way to the police department Wheaton told police he is a state representative and on his way to the statehouse.

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