What's the Next Step for Mayor Lowe Following His DUI Arrest?
Published March 22nd, 2013
GAINESVILLE - Now that Craig Lowe has been released from jail, many are wondering what comes next for the mayor.
As of early Friday, Lowe has not announced any intentions of stepping down from office or getting out of the mayoral race. The Gainesville city attorney says her office will only review the policies involved in replacing the mayor if he makes that decision.
In the meantime, Commissioner and Mayor Pro Tem Lauren Poe presided over the regularly scheduled city commission meeting on Thursday and even proceeded to read some of the proclamations on behalf of the mayor.
Mayor Lowe was released from the Alachua County Jail on his own recognizance just a few hours before the afternoon meeting began, and before he had appeared before a judge, something Gainesville attorney Robert Rush says is very common in DUI cases.
In a statement released late Thursday, the mayor says he is confident that he will be acquitted in this case after more facts come to light.
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