Trivette arrested for DWI


WECT in Wilmington is reporting that freshman Bladen County Commissioner Ashley Trivette was arrested and charged with DWI on Friday.

Trivette, 32, who also owns and operates Healthworks in Elixzabethtown, was arrested at about 7:40 p.m., according to a Brunswick County mobile patrol app. She was released at about 9:30 p.m.

Attempts to reach Trivette, as well as County Chairman Charles Ray Peterson, have been unsuccessful so far.

Trivette reportedly had a minor child with her when she was arrested, and the Department of Social Services is now involved.

Trivette has 10 days to appeal the charge.

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