Commissioner drives lawnmower instead of car after DUI troubles

Commissioner drives lawnmower instead of car after DUI troubles

July 3rd, 2014 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

Dan Barker

Photo by WRCB-TV Channel 3 /Times Free Press.

DUNLAP, Tenn. - Dunlap City Commissioner Dan Barker has been driving his lawnmower around town after two of his vehicles were seized by police.

He has no apologies.

"What I say to my critics is go listen to brother Dave Gardner the comedian. He said 'When a man is down, kick him.'"

Dunlap Police Chief Clint Huth says he was unaware of the multiple sightings of Barker around town, driving his riding lawnmower.

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