wes retherford State Lawmaker Settles Drunk Driving Case With No Contest Plea; Loses License and CCW Permit By Karen Kasler • May 3, 2017 Ohio House/Butler County Jail A state lawmaker was in court today to settle the case regarding the night he was found passed out drunk in the drive thru of a Butler County restaurant. He’ll lose his driver’s license till September, but that’s not all. State Lawmaker Keeps Seat, Avoids Indictment On Felony Gun Charge By Jo Ingles • Apr 19, 2017 Ohio House of Representatives The state lawmaker who was discovered drunk in a Cincinnati area McDonalds with a weapon in March has escaped felony weapons charges. Ohio GOP Chair Addresses Retherford Charges By Andy Chow • Mar 17, 2017 Ohio House The pressure to resign is mounting for an Ohio House Republican who’s accused of driving around Butler County drunk with a loaded weapon last Sunday. Speaker: Let Process Work With Lawmaker On Drunk Driving, Weapons Charges: "People Make Mistakes" By Karen Kasler • Mar 15, 2017 Ohio House A Republican state lawmaker from southwest Ohio has issued a statement about his arrest on drunk driving and weapons charges over the weekend – and so has the House Speaker.