Meridian Star

August 8, 2013

Jones County supervisor booked with DUI

The Associated Press
Associated Press

LAUREL, Miss. — The Highway Patrol says Jones County Supervisor Barry Saul has been arrested and booked with driving under the influence.

WDAM reports (http://bit.ly/1cxEwlW ) the 41-year-old Saul was booked at the Jones County jail after being involved in an accident Tuesday night on U.S. Highway 11.

Troopers say that around 7:30pm a vehicle struck the rear of Saul's vehicle while he was attempting to make a right turn just north of Magnolia Road. No injuries were reported.

After investigating the accident, troopers say Saul was arrested for first-offense DUI.

It was not immediately clear whether he has an attorney.