Flint City Councilman arrested for drunk driving, marijuana possession

Flint's First Ward Councilman Eric Mays is in the Flint City Lockup today after being arrested for operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and for possession of marijuana.

Flint police received a call at about 2:50 Saturday morning that a vehicle was driving north in the southbound lanes of I-475.

Flint police responded and found Councilman Mays changing four flat tires on I-475 near Carpenter Road. The Genesee Township police were already on the scene.

The Flint police also say that Mays had no proof of insurance and refused to be fingerprinted.

Mays is in the Flint City Lockup pending his arraignment.

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