Bossier Parish Assessor Bobby Edmiston was arrested this week for driving while intoxicated.
Louisiana State Police report that Edmiston, 54, allegedly crashed the 2013 Ford F-150 he was driving into the back of another vehicle Wednesday night at the intersection of LA-3 (Benton Road) and Wemple Road around 9:31 p.m. No injuries were reported from the incident.
Edmiston, a Benton resident, is also accused of having an open container and following too close to the other automobile.
He was booked into the Bossier Parish Jail just after midnight Thursday morning. Bond was set at $1,400.