Jackson Police confirms to News Channel 12 that State Senator John Horhn was arrested just after 11 Thursday night on Beasley Road. We're told Senator Horhn was pulled over for a traffic violation near Callaway High School. According to police, Horhn was charged with DUI, booked, and has been released.
Horhn was in the news Thursday night hosting a forum on crime in Jackson, and earlier in the week, at a news conference, he told the media the community must come together to fight crime.
He plans to propose new legislation next year aimed at crime, education and community development.
To see our report on Horhn's news conference, click here.