111The 73-year-old brother of Senator Harry Reid was arrested Monday and charged with DUI and hitting a police officer. Reid’s brother, Larry Reid was arrested for DUI about 12:40 p.m. between Boulder City and Searchlight, according to Nevada Highway Patrol, a local ABC affiliate reported.

Mr. Reid was also charged with battery of a police officer, driving across a median, resisting arrest, not wearing a seat belt and possession of a gun while under the influence of alcohol, the station reported.

Mr. Reid’s office released a statement confirming that Larry Reid is the Democrat’s brother, saying only that it is “a private matter.”

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