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Tacoma councilman avoids DUI charge in deal with prosecutors

UPDATE at 5:16 p.m.: The councilman expressed contrition Tuesday and said he hoped “to stay focused on doing the public’s work and improving our community.”

“I certainly made a mistake, and I’m very sorry,” Mello told The News Tribune. “I also chose to take full responsibility for my actions and go through the process and do everything the prosecutor asked me to do.”

PREVIOUS POST: Tacoma City Councilman Ryan Mello, charged last week with DUI,  has reached a deal with Kitsap County prosecutors that would allow him to avoid a criminal record if he remains crime-free and abides by other conditions

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