Candidate for commonwealth's attorney is arrested

A candidate for Perry County Commonwealth's Attorney was arrested Saturday in Hazard.

Jail officials say Cordell "Buddy" Williams, was arrested by Hazard Police at his home.

The Hazard Herald reports a witness told police Williams hit a stone wall and drove off.

Police say his blood alcohol level was nearly three times the legal limit.

Williams, who is also the assistant county attorney, faces DUI charges.

He has since been released from jail.

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