State Sen. Jasinski arrested on suspicion of DWI

Minnesota state Sen. John Jasinski, R-Faribault, has been arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired.

Court records show Jasinski was cited with fourth-degree DWI and DWI with a blood alcohol content of .08% or more Saturday in Rice County.

He was first elected in 2016 and serves as the vice chair for the Senate Transportation Finance and Policy Committee, which oversees agencies such as the Department of Public Safety.