The Highway Patrol says Jones County Supervisor Barry Saul has been arrested and booked with driving under the influence.
WDAM reported that 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 7:30 p.m. 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.