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Washington County Clerk Sarah Milligan, 28, Fredericksburg, was arrested by the Indiana State Police earlier today for driving under the influence. 

She was charged with Operating a vehicle with a controlled substance in her body. 

According to police she was alone in the vehicle.

It is not known what the controlled substance was. The Indiana State Police will be issuing a release with more details.

Republican Milligan defeated former County Clerk Democrat Rita Martin to win the office in the 2016 general election.

Stay tuned to WSLM and this website for more details.