Charges filed against former mayor of Murrieta

MURRIETA – The Riverside County DA’s Office filed a felony driving under theinfluence charge against the former mayor of Murrieta related to a crash he was involved in that injuredfour teenage girls.

Alan William Long has been charged with one count of driving under theinfluence of alcohol causing bodily injury.

Four girls, ages 14-17, were injured after the vehicle theywere in was struck from behind by a pickup driven by Long, who was arrested at the scene by Murrietapolice officers.

The investigation revealed that Long’s blood alcohol content the night of the injury crash was 0.08 percent,which is the limit California law presumes a driver to be impaired.

Long is scheduled to be arraigned at the Southwest Justice Center in Murrieta on Dec. 11, 2014.

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