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Raleigh Mayor arrested for DUI

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RALEIGH, MS (WLBT) - He has been Mayor of Raleigh, Mississippi for 16 years. Thursday night, Bobby Maddox was under arrest on drunk driving charges.

Raleigh Police Chief David Stringer tells WLBT, Mayor Maddox was pulled over around 2 Thursday afternoon after officers spotted him driving erratically.

Chief Stringer says Maddox, who is in his 70's, was charged with careless driving, liquor law violation and driving under the influence, a misdemeanor since it is the Mayor's first offense.

 Maddox was booked into the Smith County jail shortly after his arrest.

No word if the Mayor has bonded out.

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