Flint City Councilor Eric Mays arrested for drunk driving, drug possession

24101860_BG1Flint City Councilor Eric Mays was arrested Saturday morning on suspicion of Operating While Intoxicated and Possession of Marijuana. Flint Police say he was also cited for No Proof of Insurance and Failure to Submit to Fingerprinting.

Flint Police arrested him on I-475 north of Carpenter Road at 2:51 a.m. Police say he was driving north in the southbound lanes.

As of 12 p.m. Flint Police said Mays was in the Flint City Lock Up waiting to be charged by a judge.

Both Genesee Township and Flint Police were called to the scene.

On Nov. 11 Mays was sworn in as the councilman for the First Ward. It is his first term.