Former Dem Spokesman Graeme Zielinski Blows Off Drunk Driving Court Appearance
MILWAUKEE (WITI) – 40-year-old Graeme Zielinski, the former spokesman for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin was a no show for a court appearance on Thursday, September 5th in Jefferson County.Zielinski has been charged in connection with his third OWI offense.According to the criminal complaint in the case, Zielinski was pulled over on Sunday evening, June 2nd in the Town of Lake Mills.Zielinski has been charged with OWI – third offense and operating with prohibited alcohol concentration – third offense.
In court on Thursday, Zielinski’s lawyer appeared, and a judge said Zielinski needs to show up for all future court dates, and set a November trial date.
Zileinski did find the time, however, to go on Sly Sylvester’s radio show this afternoon to talk about his obsession with Scott Walker. Earlier today he tweeted:
This is a crime he has been charged with, he has to show. That coward. He didn't want to face the media.The judge should have issued a bench warrant. This whole thing is amazing.