Jefferson County’s Mayor is Arrested in Bradley County on DUI Charges

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Jefferson County Mayor Mark Lee Potts is arrested for DUI in Bradley County.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says Potts was found lying face down in a ditch surrounded by beer containers at the 20-mile marker on I-75 South when police arrived at the scene Wednesday night.

A police report states that Potts admitted to drinking and driving from Knoxville and that he had pulled over to stay safe. Police conducted a roadside test and upon failure, arrested Potts for DUI.

He’s charged with Driving Under the Influence and Open Container.


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