District attorney candidate arrested for DUI, police say

STOCKTON - Gary Hickey insists he's still running for district attorney in San Joaquin County, although his chances of winning probably just shrunk.

Hickey was arrested outside of his home just after 1 a.m. Friday when police suspected of him of driving under the influence of alcohol.

The arrest was less than a month after Hickey admitted to News10 he had been drinking during the morning on what appeared to be a work day for him. The interview took place just outside of a Stockton bar not far from the county courthouse.

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Early Friday, Lodi police said they received an anonymous tip that Hickey was allegedly driving drunk. Police were waiting at his home when he arrived and after refusing to take a breath test, Hickey was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.


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