WEYMOUTH (CBS) – A Massachusetts state senator says he will be receiving treatment after being arrested and charged with drunk driving.

Sen. Michael Brady, a Democrat, pleaded not guilty to several charges on Monday. Police arrested Brady early Saturday on Route 18 in Weymouth.

On Wednesday, Brady issued a statement saying that he will be admitting himself for professional treatment and counseling for alcohol use. The senator from Brockton said he looks forward to returning to work next week.

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State Senator Michael Brady. (Photo credit: Michael Brady – Facebook)

“I want to apologize again to my family, my constituents, and my friends and colleagues in the Legislature for the embarrassment that this incident has caused. I also want to thank them all for the support, advice and counsel during what has been a very difficult ordeal.

Brady also thanked Weymouth Police for their professionalism. He also said he wanted to “again apologize for any inconvenience this incident has caused.”


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