Carlton County Attorney Thom Pertler has apologized in a statement for a drunken driving incident, but after a month or so at an inpatient program at Hazelden Treatment Center, he is back at work, the Duluth News Tribune reports.
Pertler was arrested in July. He's been county attorney since 2005, the News Tribune reports.
He's due in court in September. Charges include driving while under the influence of alcohol, refusing to submit to sobriety testing and having an open alcohol container in his car, Northland Newscenter reports: