Gov. Nixon's son cited for driving while intoxicated

1 year 3 months 5 days ago August 31, 2015 Aug 31, 2015 Monday, August 31 2015 Monday, August 31, 2015 1:09:00 PM CDT in News
By: Chris Gothner, KOMU 8 Digital Producer and The Associated Press

COLUMBIA (AP) - The 25-year-old son of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been cited for reportedly driving while intoxicated.

The Columbia Daily Tribune reports Willson Wheeler Nixon was pulled over around 3 a.m. Sunday after allegedly driving without turning on his headlights.

Columbia police cited him for driving while intoxicated after he allegedly hit a parked car while being pulled over.

Gov. Nixon's office didn't immediately return a request for comment Monday.

Willson Nixon is the governor's youngest son and pleaded guilty in June to driving with an excessive blood-alcohol content. He had restricted driving privileges when he was cited Sunday.

Willson Nixon bonded out of the Boone County Jail as of Monday morning. 

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