Mayor of small Kentucky town arrested on drug charges - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Mayor of small Kentucky town arrested on drug charges

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LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- Police have arrested the mayor of a small Kentucky town on charges of dealing marijuana near an elementary school.

Officers say Olive Hill Mayor Danny Sparks sold the drugs to an undercover officer on Wednesday night.  Sparks was also charged with having an open alcoholic drink in his car.

He resigned his post after his arrest.  He won re-election by only a handful of votes two years ago.

Olive Hill is located east of Lexington.

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