Wilmington City Councilman Charles Rivenbark pleads guilty to DWI

Wilmington City Councilman Charles Rivenbark pleads guilty to DWI
Published: Jul. 25, 2022 at 6:15 PM EDT
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LELAND, N.C. (WECT) - A member of the Wilmington City Council has pleaded guilty to driving while impaired.

Charlie Rivenbark pled guilty to a level five DWI via waiver, meaning he did not personally appear in court.

Rivenbark entered the plea in a Brunswick County Courtroom on Monday, July 18.

According to the arrest warrant from the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, Rivenbark was stopped in Leland around 1:45 a.m. on May 11.

A blood alcohol test revealed a blood alcohol level of 0.11, about one and one half times the legal limit of 0.08.

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