VANDALIA, Ohio (WDTN) - Vandalia City Manager Robert Anderson was arraigned Monday in Vandalia Municipal Court following his arrest early Friday morning on suspicion of OVI.
Through his attorney, Andrew Pratt, Anderson submitted a written plea via paperwork.
Anderson refused a breathalyzer test when he was stopped by Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers on North Dixie Drive near Maxton Road.
A Darke County judge will hear the case after Judge Cynthia Heck removed herself due to a conflict of interest.
In a written statement from the city of Vandalia, Anderson said he "intends to take full responsibility for this action, which he acknowledges to be a very serious matter. He extends his apologizes to the people of Vandalia, the Vandalia City Council and the employees of the city of Vandalia."
No court date has been set.
Anderson has been city manager since December 2010.
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