Area Police Officer Charged With DUI

DUI2Sgt. Danny Mantooth of the Winchester Police Department was arrested recently by the Tennessee Highway Patrol on a DUI charge. Winchester City Administrator Beth Rhoton says that Mantooth, has been suspended without pay following his arrest on November 26 and his employment status will be determined at a later date.
Mantooth was released from the Franklin County Jail after being booked on the DUI charge on $2,500 bond.
The officer has been a policeman in Franklin County for 30 years.