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Tennessee secretary of state charged with DUI after leaving Bonnaroo

“On Friday night, after leaving the Bonnaroo Music Festival, I was stopped by the Tullahoma Police Department and subsequently arrested for DUI," he said.

TULLAHOMA, Tenn. — The Tennessee Secretary of State was arrested Friday night after driving under the influence.

Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett was reportedly leaving an event around 11:30 p.m. Friday when Tullahoma police stopped him. He was then given a blood test and charged with driving under the influence.

“On Friday night, after leaving the Bonnaroo Music Festival, I was stopped by the Tullahoma Police Department and subsequently arrested for DUI," he said. "Driving Under the Influence is a serious matter, and I regret the circumstances that led to my arrest. I respect law enforcement and trust the legal process as we move forward.”

WSMV4, a sister station with WBIR in Nashville, has contacted the Tullahoma Police Department for more information but has not received a comment.

This story was originally reported by WSMV in Nashville.

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