Twin Cities Traffic Reporter Busted for Drunk Driving

By Andrew Gauthier 


Twin Cities traffic broadcaster Juli Jay was arrested in Golden Valley on suspicion of drunken driving early Thursday — that’s at least two now for her in recent years — and remains jailed at this hour, according to the Hennepin County sheriff’s roster.

An employee of Westwood One’s Metro Traffic, also known as MetroNetworks, Jay’s broadcasting assignments include working as the traffic reporter on FOX 9. That’s also where her husband of a year and a half Brad Swagger is a photojournalist.

Swagger was not working today and could not be reached for comment. Phone calls to Jay went unanswered, presumably because she’s in the slammer, where she was booked at 3:13 a.m. More…