Man with driving convictions arrested on highway

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by Your Alaska Link News Team

A Wasilla man on probation for a felony drunken driving conviction was arrested Monday night as he drove on the Glenn Highway.

Alaska State Troopers say 42-year-old Robbie Sampson Jr. was recorded driving 97 mph near Palmer Hay Flats.

Troopers say Sampson had an open container of rum on the driver's seat.

Sampson was charged with a probation violation and driving with a revoked license.

He was cited for speeding and driving with an open container of alcohol.