Yakima council member arrested on DUI charge after crash
YAKIMA, Wash. - Police records say a Yakima City Council member's blood-alcohol level was twice the legal limit for driving when she hit a vehicle injuring two people Sunday. The Yakima Herald-Republic reported Thursday that 29-year-old Carmen Mendez agreed to breath tests Sunday which showed blood-alcohol levels from 0.179 to 0.185 - all more than double the legal limit of 0.08.