A city councilman is behind bars after being arrested for driving under the influence.
Police say Councilman Jared Brossett was booked Sunday morning on charges of driving while intoxicated and reckless operation of his city-owned SUV.
According to officials, Brossett was driving in the 2400 block of Elysian Fields, near the Interstate 10 off-ramp when he hit an oncoming car.
The 37-year-old suffered minor injuries while the condition of the other driver is unknown at this time.
Brossett has since been released.
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