Tennessee Secretary of Reveal Tre Hargett modified into arrested Friday evening (June 17) for allegedly riding below the influence after leaving a song competition within the command.
Hargett, a Republican, modified into booked into the Espresso County Jail quickly after nighttime Saturday and launched a pair of hours later, in step with jail info.
Hargett’s administrative center launched a commentary on the arrest Saturday.
“On Friday evening after leaving the Bonnaroo Music Pageant, I modified into stopped by the Tullahoma Police Department and therefore arrested for DUI,” Hargett said within the commentary. “Riding Below the Affect is a serious topic, and I remorse the cases that ended in my arrest. I recognize legislation enforcement and have to have faith the staunch assignment as we switch forward.”
Hargett is scheduled to appear in court on July 14, WKRN-TV reported.
Hargett served a decade within the Frequent Assembly ahead of overseeing the Tennessee Regulatory Authority. He modified into elected by the Frequent Assembly to attend as secretary of command in 2009 and reelected in 2013, 2017 and 2021, in step with the secretary of command’s web space. Hargett is the executive govt officer of the Department of Reveal with oversight of better than 300 employees.
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