State Police arrested a Denham Springs City Councilman on suspicion of drunken driving early Sunday, a State Police spokesman said.
Christopher Davis, 36, was booked into Livingston Parish Jail around 5:30 a.m. on one count each of first-offense DWI, hit and run, careless operation, no driver’s license on person, no insurance and flight from an officer, Trooper Russell Graham said.
Davis got into an accident near La. 16 and Amite Church Road and drove away from the scene, Graham said.
Davis drove to his home at 717 Kennedy Ave. in Denham Springs, where troopers took him into custody, Graham said.
There were no major injuries, Graham said.
Davis bonded out around 4:15 p.m. Sunday, Livingston Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Lori Steele said.
Email and phone messages sent to Davis and calls to Mayor Jimmy Durbin was not returned Sunday.
Davis began his term on the city council in January 2011. He unsuccessfully ran for Livingston Parish Council this past fall.
Davis, a Republican, serves as liaison to the city’s Street Department.