Emerson's husband pleads guilty to DWI

Thursday, October 11, 2001

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo. -- The husband of U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson has pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated following a three-vehicle traffic accident in August.

Ron Gladney, 52, received two years of probation after his guilty plea Sept. 10 in Richmond Heights municipal court, court records said.

Gladney was driving alone in his vehicle on a suburb of St. Louis, when he struck another vehicle and then a third. Gladney, a lawyer, lives in Clayton, Mo. He and Emerson wed in January 2000.

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