Scott Benson is a first-term member of the Detroit City Council who represents the city’s 3rd District. In August 2014, he joined Cushingberry in the ranks of Detroit councilpeople stopped for alcohol-related reasons. He was stopped in Southfield in his City-issued Crown Victoria with a blood alcohol level of 0.244 (the legal max is 0.17)

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Detroit councilman charged under Michigan's super drunk law, Detroit Free Press, August 23, 2014