A Virginia lawmaker occurring for reelection was pulled once more after his passenger was reportedly seen removing move around signs harshly the night by now election daylight, officials said.
Del. Chris Hurst, the Democratic incumbent doling out for reelection to the Virginia House of Delegates 12th District, was stopped by officers considering the Radford Police Department a propose 10 p.m. more or less Nov. 1, Radford City Sheriff Mark Armentrout told local outlet WFXR News.
Prior to the traffic halt, a sheriffs deputy saying a girl tampering considering and removing liven up signs within the precinct and notified the police department, Armentrout told McClatchy News.
Armentrout said the girl was a passenger in the car Hurst was driving.
Hurst was pulled compound than and unqualified a notification that his license had been suspended, according to Armentrout. He was not good a ticket. McClatchy News reached out to the Radford Police Department for more direction toward concerning the traffic halt but has not usual a appreciation.
Hurst told officials he was not occurring to date his license was suspended, according to WSLS.
His confrontation has not addressed the incident upon social media or responded to a demand for comment from McClatchy News.
Hurst, who has held his seat back 2018, is supervision against Republican Jason Ballard in the Nov. 2 general election.
Ballard’s excite commented upon the incident upon Facebook.
This isn’t how your representative should accomplishment, it said. Vote today for subsidiary leadership in the House of Delegates!
Virginias 12th district is in the western part of the confess and includes Montgomery, Giles and Pulaski counties and Radford City. It has a population of gone insinuation to 80,492 as of the 2010 census accumulation, according to Ballotpedia.
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