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Folly Beach Councilman arrested for public intoxication

Donald Rich (Source: Charleston County Detention Center) Donald Rich (Source: Charleston County Detention Center)

FOLLY BEACH, SC (WCSC) The Charleston County Sheriff's Office said they've arrested a Folly Beach City councilman early Saturday morning in Folly Beach.

Deputies say they were patrolling the East Cooper Avenue area at around 1:50 a.m. when they saw a white man yelling in the street.

Authorities say the man was identified as 31-year-old Donald "D.J." Rich. Rich cursed and stuck out his middle finger at the deputies. Rich told deputies that he was sorry and he thought that the deputies were Folly Beach Officers.

According to deputies, Rich was unsteady on his feet and had an odor of alcohol coming from him. He was then arrested and charged with public disorderly conduct and intoxicated person in the roadway.

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