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Cleveland city councilperson arrested on suspicion of DUI, is second currently sitting city council person to face DUI charge

Cleveland Ward 10 Councilman Eugene Miller By Kathy Wray Coleman, Publisher, Editor-n-Chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio- Cleveland Ward 10 Councilman Eugene Miller was arrested on suspension of driving under the influence at 1 am Monday morning and pleaded not guilty when  he appear in Cleveland Municipal Court Monday morning. Miller is one of nine Blacks on the 19-member all Democratic city council. He is a close ally to council president Martin Sweeney and is the second currently sitting council member to draw a DUI charge behind Ward 2 Councilman Zack Reed, who pleaded guilty twice to DUI, served jail time, and says he is now clean. Cleveland is a majority Black major metropolitan city of some 400,000 people. Miller  faces reelection in 2013 as the council seats and position of city mayor are up for grabs with Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson alread