Oktibbeha coroner arrested

By The Associated Press

STARKVILLE — Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt was arrested Thursday and charged with driving under the influence and careless driving.

The Commercial Dispatch reports Hunt, who lives in Starkville, was driving east on U.S. Highway 82 toward Columbus around 4:30 p.m. when he was pulled over by Mississippi Highway Patrol officers.

Hunt was charged with one count driving under the influence and one count careless driving.

He faces a Dec. 11 court date.