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DUI is detour but not dead end for Mesa’s Winkle

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By Jim Walsh | East Valley Tribune

Ryan Winkle and his wife, Ericka Varela, were pulled over in a gray 2006 BMW. According to a police report, Varela told an officer that “she knew neither should be driving because they had been drinking.”

Ryan Winkle seemed like a man on top of the world when he was sworn into office only a few months ago as a Mesa City Council member, his wife at his side with his newborn baby, his family and friends giving him a rousing ovation at the Mesa Arts Center.

But after a misstep a week ago, when he was arrested in Tempe on suspicion of driving under the influence, Winkle found himself under a cloud, making the wrong kind of headlines, with his political future seemingly in doubt.

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