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Jonesboro City Councilman Joe Compton

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Jonesboro residents support councilman after arrest

Several residents who follow Jonesboro politics closely believe one of their city councilmen deserves a second chance after he was arrested last week and charged with driving under the influence.

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Jonesboro City Councilman Compton arrested on DUI charge

Blood-alcohol level was 0.239 grams

Clayton County police arrested Jonesboro City Councilman Joe Compton after he allegedly drove his car into a neighbor's mailbox Wednesday evening, said Jonesboro Police Chief Franklin Allen.


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