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The Tupelo city attorney is facing a driving under the influence charge.

Posted: Dec. 8, 2018 8:28 PM
Updated: Dec. 10, 2018 7:15 PM

Update 12/10/18 4:18 p.m.

The City of Tupelo released the following statement regarding city attorney Ben Logan.

“This is a pending misdemeanor traffic offense before the Justice Court of Lee County and, consequently, a private legal matter. Until final adjudication of this matter, we have no comment. Mr. Logan was not in a city vehicle.”

According to Sheriff Jim Johnson, Logan was not booked into the Lee County Jail.

See the original post below. 

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) — The Tupelo city attorney is facing a driving under the influence charge.

A Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesperson tells WTVA 9 News that Ben Logan was stopped by troopers last night.

He was charged with DUI refusal.

More details on the traffic stop were not released. 

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