“Mayors Against Illegal Guns member and Democratic Gainesville, Fla., Mayor Craig Lowe was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and property damage after police found him asleep in his car at the scene of a crash last Thursday.
“Police said Lowe appeared intoxicated and his Honda Civic was badly damaged, according toWKMG in Orlando.
“‘I regret that my actions Thursday morning have disappointed so many friends, supporters, and citizens of Gainesville,’ Lowe said in a statement. ‘I hope that in the future I will again prove worthy of the public’s trust and confidence.’
“The Gainesville Democrat faces a mayoral runoff election on April 16. His arraignment is scheduled for April 11, according to the Florida Alligator.”
Further reading: Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe arrested on DUI charge.