The Nye County Sheriff's department has confirmed that County District attorney Robert Beckett has been arrested.
Beckett was pulled over around 11.30pm Tuesday night and charged with a DUI.
Deputies say Beckett was one and half times over the limit when tested.
Beckett faced 20 counts of embezzelment in 2008 and a previous DUI charge where he crashed two cars in a six hour period.
Beckett, the four term incumbent, was running for re-election this year but came in last out of the four candidates in the June primary.