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Butte coroner charged with DUI

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Long-time Butte-Silverbow coroner, Lee Labreche, is facing drunk driving charges.

Montana Highway Patrol Captain Gary Becker says Labreche, 55, was arrested early Sunday morning after a trooper pulled him over for speeding and realized he'd been drinking.

Labreche is charged with misdemeanor DUI and open container.

He also received a speeding ticket.

Labreche has served as Butte-Silverbow coroner, an elected position, for several years.

He is also running for justice of the peace. 

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