A trustee at Coastal Carolina University is facing DUI charges.
Conway police charged Larry Lee Biddle with with driving under the influence around midnight Sunday. A caller had told police that a car was driving recklessly late that night, including crossing over the center line several times and almost hitting another car. A police report said officers spotted a car matching the vehicle’s description and tag number pulling into a driveway.
Once Biddle got out, the officer said he noticed the smell of alcohol on Biddle’s breath and performed a field sobriety test. The officer arrested him when he had difficulty following instructions and keeping his balance.
Biddle is the Secretary/Treasurer for the Coastal Carolina Board of Trustees. He was named to the board in 2009 and his term will end in 2013.
According to his bio, he is also a former educator who helped create the Jostens Rennaisance educational programs in 1987. He was an assistant director at Coastal Carolina College until 1974. He and his wife helped establish the Biddle Center for Teaching and Learning at the university in 2005.