County Commissioner Lyons arrested for drunk driving

County Commissioner Sheila Lyons charged with drunk driving


   Far left: Rep. Cleon Turner looks on as County Commissioner Sheila Lyons and Sen. Dan Wolf talk at her kick-off for reelection last summer. Photo courtesy of the Lyons Campaign.

According to the Orleans Court Report, recently reelected Cape Cod County Commissioner Sheila Lyons was arrested for operating under the influence on Tuesday, November 20 in Eastham.

Here is the listing in today's Cape Cod Times at the bottom under arraignments:

LYONS, Sheila, 56, 35 Henry Doane Lane, Wellfleet; OUI and another traffic violation, Nov. 20 in Eastham. Pretrial hearing Dec. 21.

She started to swing her arms around and wiggle her hips as if she was doing some type of dance move on the roadside.The arresting officer,Eastham police Sgt. Mark Haley, said, “After regaining her balance, Lyons then began to dance. She started to swing her arms around and wiggle her hips as if she was doing some type of dance move on the side of the road.”

“After regaining her balance, Lyons then began to dance. She started to swing her arms around and wiggle her hips as if she was doing some type of dance move on the side of the road.”

According to the report, Lyons was arrested shortly after 9 p.m.

County commissioners are paid $14,000 a year and are responsible for directing county agencies, budget preparation, care of county property and finance, proposing ordinances and appointing the county administrator, according to the county commissioner website.

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