Recalled republican Senator and friend of this blog, Randy Hopper was arrested last night on a charge of OWI.

Former State Sen. Randy Hopper of Fond du Lac was arrested Sunday night on a charge of drunken driving, according to a Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Department report.

Officers were called to Highway 151 near County Trunk WH about 5:30 p.m. Sunday for a report of a black Suburban “all over the road,” according to dispatch logs.

Officers stopped the vehicle and Hopper, 45, the driver, was arrested. He was held in the Fond du Lac County Jail for 12 hours and released early today, said Sgt. Renee Schuster.

According to dispatch logs, passengers in the car included Valerie Cass, 25.

The Republican Hopper lost his seat in the Wisconsin Senate this summer when he was defeated in a recall election by Democrat Jessica King of Oshkosh.

Republican lobbyist and 20 something girlfriend was also in the car with him. It is nice to know they still \"Google each other\"! How sweet!

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14 Responses to Randy “hic” Hopper

  1. gnarlytrombone says:

    Medic. I think I just od’ed on schadenfreude.

  2. At least she’s old enough to buy her own beer!

  3. Jeff Simpson says:

    finally! What point does he trade in for a younger model?

  4. That will have to wait until he has access to start hiring people again.

  5. Palli says:

    For anyone who complains that passenger lists should not be newsworthy: Ms. Cass is a public employee and should have understood that driving under the influence is a crime. (Not to mention, she should have had the selfish that it was dangerous for herself as passenger.) Public employees should uphold the law or was she drunker?

  6. gnarlytrombone says:

    Working on my own version of Creeque Alley

    Randy Hopper just a gettin’ higher at the foot of the laaaake
    you know where that’s at
    And no one loves the prat ‘cept Valerie Cass

  7. Jan Tessier says:

    This story made me joyful when I read it in the Journal. Hahahahahaha!

  8. They were probably just getting back from the Values Voters Summit.

  9. I figured they were on the way home from Sheboygan, where they were teaching Bob Ryan how to lose a recall election.

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