Former Auburn mayoral candidate, Richard Speake, was charged with public intoxication over the weekend.
Auburn police said they responded to a report of an unresponsive man lying on a lawn in the 100 block of Burton Street on Saturday at around 7:45 a.m.
The man was identified as Speake, 62, of Auburn.
According to police, Speake was evaluated by EMS paramedics before being taken into custody. Police said he was then booked at the Lee County jail and released after posting bail.
Speake announced his run for mayor in July, but did not make into the runoff during the regular municipal election in August. He received 52 total votes in the regular election.
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