FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 8, 2023
MAYOR TUCKER’S STATEMENT REGARDING COUNCILMAN SHERRER’S CRIMINAL CHARGES
On Monday, August 7, Councilman Danny Sherrer was charged by the Bryan County District Attorney’s office
with Driving Under the Influence and Possession of a Firearm While Intoxicated based on a traffic stop by a Durant Police Department officer according to court documents.
“The Council is aware of the charges against Councilman Sherrer. It is my understanding that Councilman Sherrer maintains his innocence and looks forward to the opportunity to demonstrate that,” said Mayor Martin Tucker. “As a body created by law and a law-making body itself, we as Council members recognize and respect the due process to which our colleague is entitled. We will continue to monitor the situation and will act as necessary and appropriate under the law as the process progresses. Until that time there will be no action by
Mayor Tucker continued, “While recognizing the public nature of the charges and Councilman Sherrer’s status as a public figure, the Council respects the privacy of Mr. Sherrer to deal with the matter and offers our hearts and prayers to him and his family throughout the process.”