A Kenai City Councilman was charged with driving under the influence Saturday. Robert Peterkin was arrested by Kenai Police at about 1:45 a.m. Saturday near Mile 11 of the Kenai Spur Highway. Peterkin, 52, was charged with DUI and violating conditions of release, relating to a previous charge of driving under the influence in June in Homer.
Peterkin was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility. He is scheduled for arraignment Sept. 29 in Kenai District Court.
Peterkin was elected to the Kenai City Council in 2018. His term is up in 2021. He also sits on the Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council.