Vavricek ordered to pay fine for reckless driving|
The mayor of Grand Island has been charged with reckless driving in connection with a suspected drunken driving arrest. The 59-year-old Jay Vavricek was stopped on March 2nd Highway 281 following a witness report about a suspected drunk driver. A police officer says he observed Vavricek driving on the shoulder of the road. Mayor Vavricek was in court yesterday for reckless driving in Howard County. His BAC was .093. There was no DUI due to a plea agreement, in which Vavricek's pleaded no contest to reckless driving and was ordered to pay $500.