Minneapolis City Council candidate charged with second DWI of summer

A woman who declared herself a candidate for the Minneapolis City Council earlier this year was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol — for the second time this summer.Tiffini ForslundTiffini Marie Flynn Forslund, 51, was pulled over early Sunday morning in Mounds View for driving on the shoulder of the roadway over the fog line with the right turn signal on, according to a complaint filed in Ramsey County District Court.The officer identified Forslund by her license plate — with expired tabs — “hole-punched” driver’s license and expired insurance card, the complaint said. Her license had been revoked as well.Forslund was charged with second-degree refusal to submit to chemical test, third-degree operating motor vehicle under influence of alcohol and driving after revocation.Earlier this summer, she was arrested after blowing a 0.09, just slightly over Minnesota’s 0.08 BAC. She had no DUIs prior to that.Forslund declared herself a Ward 6 candidate for Minneapolis City Council earlier this summer, running against current member Abdi Warsame. City campaign records show she had not filed for the seat by the Aug. 15 deadline, however.She could not immediately be reached for comment Tuesday.Forslund also works as the parental relations director for Children Against Court-Appointed Child Abuse-CA3, is a member of the Board of Directors at Investible Children, Kids at Risk Action, a children’s rights advocacy network.

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