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Alabama city councilman charged with public lewdness

The lewdness charge is a misdemeanor.

Posted: May 11, 2018 1:27 PM

SELMA, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama city councilman has turned himself in on a charge of public lewdness.

WSFA-TV reported Friday that a warrant for Samuel Randolph's arrest was issued Thursday. Randolph represents Selma's Ward 5.

Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier says the charge stems from an April 1 incident in which narcotics officers on a surveillance detail said they witnessed Randolph stop his car, get out, expose himself and urinate on the street.

A patrol officer was sent to make a traffic stop. That officer reported Randolph smelled of alcohol, but didn't test him for sobriety.

The lewdness charge is a misdemeanor.

Mayor Darrio Melton told the station he has no comment at this time.

It's unclear whether Randolph has a lawyer.

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Information from: WSFA-TV, http://www.wsfa.com/

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